Oklahoma Emergency Planning and Response: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), 42 USC 11001 to 11050 and regulations at 40 CFR 355 to 372

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Oklahoma Emergency Response Act, 27A Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 4-1-101 to 4-1-106

Oklahoma Hazardous Materials Planning and Notification Act, 27A OSA 4-2-101 to 4-2-105 and regulations at Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:20-1-3 to 252:20-1-7

Contingency plan: OAC 252:205-3-2(f) and OAC 252:205-3-2(g)

Highway spill and cleanup license: Oklahoma Highway Remediation and Cleanup Services Act, 27A OSA 2-7-401 to 2-7-405 and regulations at OAC 252:210-1-1 to 252:210-1-8

Applicability: OAC 252:210-1-1

Definition: OAC 252:210-1-2

Licensing: OAC 252:210-1-3 to 252:210-1-5

Training: OAC 252:210-1-3

Vehicle requirements: OAC 252:210-1-3

Recordkeeping: OAC 252:210-1-6

Fees: OAC 252:210-1-8

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (ODEM)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6


See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma incorporates by reference the federal emergency planning and notification requirements under EPCRA, with additional reporting and fee requirements. See the national section EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RESPONSE and the state section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW for additional information.

Oklahoma has adopted the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators and permitted hazardous waste treatment, ...

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