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

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

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plans for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 724.152 and 35 IAC 725.152 (interim status)

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Used oil facilities: 35 IAC 739.152

TSDFs: 35 IAC 724.152

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois has no specific counterpart to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan. Facilities must follow the federal regulations. See the national section SPILL PREVENTION – SPCC PLAN for information concerning the federal SPCC plan requirements.

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 5 is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the federal SPCC plan requirements for facilities in Illinois. IEPA's Bureau of Land is responsible for the content of SPCC plan amendments related to TSDFs and used oil management.

State Requirements


35 IAC 739.152

Owners and operators of used oil processors and refining facilities who are already required to prepare a SPCC Plan, or some other emergency or contingency plan, need only amend that plan to incorporate used oil management provisions that are sufficient to comply with the state's used oil management rules. For additional guidance, see the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT.


35 IAC 724.152

TSDF owners or operators who have already prepared a SPCC Plan in accordance with 40 CFR 112 or 40 CFR 300 may amend that plan to incorporate hazardous waste ...

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