Spill Prevention (SPCC Plan) regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Spill Prevention (SPCC Plan): What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Clean Water Act (CWA): 33 USC 1251 to 1387

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Oil pollution prevention regulations: 40 CFR 112

Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA): 33 USC 2701 to 2761

Regulated facilities: 40 CFR 112.1(b) to 112.1(d)

Definitions: 40 CFR 112.2

Facility description: 40 CFR 112.7(a)

Reporting procedures: 40 CFR 112.7(a)(4)

Spill containment: 40 CFR 112.7(c)

Tank cars and tank trucks: 40 CFR 112.7(h)

Oil-filled equipment: 40 CFR 112.7(k)

Inspections: 40 CFR 112.7(e)

Training: 40 CFR 112.7(f)

Security: 40 CFR 112.7(g)

Onshore nonproduction facilities: 40 CFR 112.8

Facility drainage: 40 CFR 112.8(b)

Bulk storage: 40 CFR 112.8(c)

Transfer operations, pumping, and facility process: 40 CFR 112.8(d)

Onshore production facilities: 40 CFR 112.9

Facility drainage: 40 CFR 112.9(b)

Bulk storage containers: 40 CFR 112.9(c)

Transfer operations: 40 CFR 112.9(d)

Onshore oil drilling and workover facilities: 40 CFR 112.10

Offshore facilities: 40 CFR 112.11

Plan certification: 40 CFR 112.3(d) and 40 CFR 112.6

Self-certification: 40 CFR 112.3(g) and 40 CFR 112.6

Plan amendments: 40 CFR 112.5

Discharges and releases: 40 CFR 112.4

Plan access: 40 CFR 112.3(e)

Oil discharge provisions: 40 CFR 110

Contingency plans: 40 CFR 109

Hazardous waste: 42 USC 6901 to 6992k

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements: 29 CFR 1910.120

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Department of Homeland Security U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

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Overview of Spill Prevention—SPCC Plan Requirements

Under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that regulated oil storage facilities develop and implement oil Spill Prevention, Control, and ...

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