Arkansas Spill Prevention (SPCC Plan) regulations & environmental compliance analysis

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

Governing Law and Regulations

Federal oil pollution prevention regulations (Spill, Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure [SPCC] Plans): 40 CFR 112

Regulatory Agencies
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arkansas State Police Fire Marshal Division

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas does not have a counterpart to the federal SPCC plan. However, if a hazardous waste facility owner or operator has already prepared an SPCC plan, or some other emergency or contingency plan, state-specific hazardous waste management provisions must be included.

Administration and enforcement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the federal SPCC plan requirements.

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