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Additional Resources

The OSPR Legal Unit annually publishes a Compendium (PDF)(opens in new tab) containing the Lempert-Keene-Seastrand Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act (as revised) and a few other related laws. California law can also be found on the the California Legislative Information page(opens in new tab).

The Legal Unit oversees the promulgation of regulations by OSPR. The regulations are found at Title 14 California Code of Regulations §790 et seq. Disclaimer: Nothing is promised about the accuracy, reliability, etc. of the Compendium or other items which may be posted on this website. Files may be generated by automated scripts, and there may be missing or wrong sections.

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Christine Kluge
Phone: (916) 375-4676

Last update : 10/28/2021 8:46:11 AM

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