Financial Responsibility

Aerial shot of an oil tanker

OSPR issues Certificates of Financial Responsibility to facilities, vessels, and pipelines after they have provided an application and proof that they have the financial resources to cover the costs of response for their “worst-case scenario” spill as defined by regulation.


Stephen Snavely
Phone: (916) 215-3553

Last update : 9/25/2023 4:33:40 PM

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mailing: P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 445-0411 for General CDFW Information

Office of Spill Prevention and Response
Mailing: P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 375-8580 for OSPR Information

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(800) 852-7550 or (800) OILS-911

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