To ensure that the spill office continues to work consistently with other entities to resolve issues with the use of staff and equipment and that it has the necessary resources to carry out its operations, the spill office should develop written policies and procedures with Fish and Game enforcement regarding staffing decisions.
Coordination guidelines have been signed and adopted between OSPR and CDFW Enforcement. The guidelines are currently being implemented.
The department stated that coordination guidelines have been signed and adopted between OSPR and CDFW Enforcement. The department also stated that the guidelines are currently being implemented.
The department's six-month response was submitted three months late. In addition, no documents were provided to support its assertion that the recommendation was fully implemented. The department agreed to provide this documentation as part of its one-year response.
Fish and Game explained that it has completed draft guidelines regarding the coordination of the spill office and Fish and Game enforcement and the current target for adoption of these guidelines is January 1, 2013. (See 2013-406, p. 213)
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.