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Spill Reporting Procedures Guide, 2014 Edition


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For full compliance with federal and state requirements—your essential guide to the control and treatment of accidental spills

When there is a critical spill, there’s not a moment to spare—the law requires quick response to contact the right agencies and officials. Compliance officers have relied on the Spill Reporting Procedures Guide since 1984 for information on how to deal quickly and accurately with accidental releases of chemicals and contaminants into the environment—and how to comply fully with federal and state hazardous waste requirements.

The 2014 Edition of the Spill Reporting Procedures Guide has been revised to reflect all significant state and federal reporting requirements and guidance on whether to respond via an “800” number, by written report, or online. 

The 2014 Edition also includes new and updated forms for numerous states, including revised spill and accidental release report forms. It includes links to reporting websites, increasingly the preferred conduit for reporting spills, and discussion of expanded or changed reporting requirements in several states.

Federal and state updates to the 2014 Edition of Spill Reporting Procedures Guide include: 

  • New reporting forms for excess air emissions in Arizona, Arkansas, and Connecticut
  • New incident report forms for wastewater pollution in Colorado and Oklahoma
  • Expanded conditions in Pennsylvania for reporting hazardous substances discharges
  • Additional requirements for reporting petroleum tank leaks in Ohio
  • Additional follow-up reporting for tank leaks in several states
  • Increased use of online incident reporting in various states
  • Continued updating of reporting requirements, contact information 

This Guide provides facility managers, engineers, and environmental compliance officers with the information they need to deal with chemical releases in air, land, and water. It includes the verbal and written reporting requirements for oil, hazardous substances, hazardous wastes, hazardous materials, excess air emissions, wastewater incursions, tank leaks, and SARA Title III.

In addition to covering the legal requirements, the Guide’s federal and state jurisdictional sections also contain updated emergency contact information and internet resources, including 24-hour hotline numbers; notification deadlines; jurisdictional maps and directories; sample reporting forms; and the telephone numbers and addresses of spill reporting offices, environmental protection agencies, police departments, state oil and gas commissions, and highway patrols. Numerous other changes and updates to state and federal reporting requirements and regulatory citations also are included.

Spill Reporting Procedures Guide is also available on the web! See Specifications tab for more details.

Looseleaf with Binder Information

2013/Approx. 500 pp./Looseleaf with Binder and Tabs/Order #9335P

Pages Only Information

2013/Looseleaf/ISBN 9781617463358/Order #2335

Spill Reporting Procedures Guide on the web adds versatility and multi-functionality, allowing multiple users simultaneous access to vital information. Internet links provide access to state and federal agencies, and internal links allow quick access to cross-references within the Guide. Clear language guidance on regulations enables you to see at a glance which agencies must be notified, how quickly they need to be alerted, and how they should be contacted. It also includes additional forms for reporting spills and discharges. Regular updates ensure that the Spill Reporting Procedures Guide on the web stays current.

New Feature — The Spill Reporting Procedures Chart Builder instantly creates a side-by-side comparison of reporting requirements for one or more pollutants across multiple jurisdictions. This feature allows quick comparison and contrast of federal and state requirements and potential liability in every jurisdiction.

Annual Web Subscription Pricing Information  

1–5 Users$450.00
6–10 Users$515.00
11–20 Users$620.00
21–30 Users$750.00
31+ Users$895.00

Multi-location license: additional $100.00 per location.

About the Editor

Jeffrey J. Kimmel is a Regulatory Analyst and Consultant based in Brookfield, VT, and former Senior Legal Writer with Bloomberg BNA’s Environment Reporter


Annual Subscription Pricing Information  

1–5 Users$450.00
6–10 Users$515.00
11–20 Users$620.00
21–30 Users$750.00
31+ Users$895.00