Petroleum, when improperly managed and stored, can present health hazards and threaten the environment, particularly navigable waters and adjoining shorelines. To prevent harm to the public and the environment the federal Oil Pollution Prevention regulation, promulgated under the authority of §311 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), sets forth requirements for prevention of, preparedness for, and response to oil discharges at specific non-transportation-related facilities. To prevent oil from reaching navigable waters and adjoining shorelines, and to contain discharges of oil, the regulation requires these facilities to develop and implement Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Control (SPCC) Plans andestablishes procedures, methods, and equipment requirements. The SPCC rule, as it is known, can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, part 112.read more...
Aboveground Storage Tank Program
In partnership training the Yolo County Agricultural and Business Community, Woodland Tractor & Equipment Company is bringing the information to you prepared by Yolo County Health Department and presented by KPA the nation's compliance expert on safety, environmental and human resources issues.
Who Regulates Facilities Subject To The Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act?
Who Is Subject To The Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act?
What Does The Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act Require?
Are All Aboveground Storage Tank Facilities Required To Prepare An SPCC Plan?
Does this apply to my Farm?
Do I have to have a SPCC plan at my business?
We do not have a seminar scheduled at this time. Please go to our Health And Safety page for more information on hazardous material handling, spill prevention and links to forms and companies to help with these areas.
Facilities Must Update SPCC Plans by November 2010
EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule states that “Certain facilities must prepare, amend, and implement SPCC Plans to address the potential for a discharge of oil.” EPA requires all facilities that use, manage and store oil - 1320 gallons or more - to prepare and implement Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans which must be completed and certified by a PE (Professional Engineer)