Governing Law and Regulations
Federal oil spill prevention regulations: 40 CFR 112
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Iowa has not established state-specific spill prevention plan requirements that would be in addition to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan regulations. See the national section SPILL PREVENTION—SPCC PLAN for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 7 is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the federal SPCC plan requirements in Iowa.