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

Maryland 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 3

Maryland 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. Maryland has not established any state-specific spill prevention plan requirements that would be in addition to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan regulations. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has prepared a self-certification SPCC Plan template for marinas that meet the federal SPCC plan requirements.

Administration and enforcement. The EPA is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the federal SPCC plan regulations for Maryland.

Guidance Document

For a copy of the Self-Certified SPCC Plan Template for Tier II Facility Marinas, Click Here .


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