Frequent Questions

What happens after a facility submits the information about an oil discharge to EPA?

The EPA Regional Administrator will review the information submitted by the facility and may require a facility to submit and amend its SPCC Plan.  Facilities and equipment that qualified for the new streamlined requirements may lose eligibility for those options as determined by the Regional Administrator.  A state agency may also make recommendations to EPA for a facility to amend its Plan to prevent or control oil discharges.

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