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Important guidance and policy documents
  • A list of resources and reference material on oil spill prevention follows in this section.

The following references may be consulted for further guidance and policy on oil spill prevention:

  • Certification of the Applicability of the Substantial Harm Criteria; Attachment C-II; Found in Appendix C to Part 112
  • Common SPCC and FRP Deficiencies: Summary of Findings; EPA webinar slides – 4/2021
  • Compliance Concerns Associated with Increasing Oil Storage; EPA compliance advisory EPA 305-F-20-003 – 10/2020
  • Facility Response Planning: Compliance Assistance Guide; EPA publication EPA 540-K-02-003d – 8/2002
  • Facility-specific Response Plan; Appendix F to Part 112
  • Flowchart for the Criteria for Substantial Harm; Attachment C-I; Found in Appendix C to Part 112
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Appendix A to Part 112
  • NRT-RRT Factsheet: Application of Sorbents and Solidifiers for Oil Spills; National Response Team document – 2/2007
  • Oil Discharge Reporting Requirements: How to Report Oil Discharges to the National Response Center and EPA; EPA publication EPA-550-F-06-006 – 12/2006
  • Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulations; EPA topic webpage
  • Oil Storage on U.S. Farms: Risks and Opportunities for Protecting Surface Waters; EPA publication EPA-530-R-15-002 – 6/30/2015
  • Quality and Consistency Review of SPCC and FRP Plans: Summary of Findings; EPA document – 4/7/2021
  • Sample SPCC Plan for a Marina; EPA Region 5 document – 1/2002
  • Secondary Containment Calculation Worksheets; EPA webpage
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Practices at Small Petroleum Facilities: Interagency Energy/Environment R&D Program Report; EPA-600/7-80-004 – 1/1980
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan: Qualified Facilities Applicability; EPA guidance – April 2011
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulation Part 112: A Facility Owner/Operator’s Guide to Oil Pollution Prevention; EPA publication EPA 540-K-09-001 – 6/2010
  • SPCC Bulk Storage Container Inspection Fact Sheet; EPA fact sheet – 8/2013
  • SPCC Guidance for Regional Inspectors; EPA publication EPA 550-B-13-002 - 12/16/2013
  • SPCC Streamlined Requirements for Tier I and II Qualified Facilities; EPA fact sheet – 5/2011
  • Subpart J: The National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) Product Schedule; EPA publication EPA-550-F-06-002 – 10/2007
  • Substantial Harm Criteria; Appendix C to Part 112
  • Tier I Qualified Facility SPCC Plan; Appendix G to Part 112
  • Tier I Qualified Facility SPCC Plan Template; EPA document – 2/2011
  • Understanding Oil Spills and Oil Spill Response; EPA publication EPA 540-K-99-007 – 12/1999
  • When Are You Required to Report an Oil Spill and Hazardous Substance Release?; EPA webpage