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

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

Governing Law and Regulations

Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 USC 1251 to 1387

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Oil pollution prevention regulations: 40 CFR 112

Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), 33 USC 2701 to 2761

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC)

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has not established state-specific oil spill prevention plan requirements that are in addition to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan regulations. See the national section SPILL PREVENTION—SPCC PLAN for guidance on the federal SPCC plan requirements. Also see the state section CONTINGENCY PLAN for the provisions of a hazardous waste facility contingency plan.

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 6 enforces the federal SPCC plan requirements in the state.


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