Governing Law and Regulations
Federal oil pollution prevention regulations (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans): 40 CFR 112
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Emergency Services Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Mississippi has not established state-specific spill prevention plan requirements that would be in addition to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan. See the national section SPILL PREVENTION—SPCC PLAN.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 4 is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the SPCC plan requirements in Mississippi.