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Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures

About the Regulation

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan is commonly referred to as SPCC.

Originally published in 1973 under the authority of ยง311 of the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Prevention regulation sets forth requirements for:

  • the prevention of,
  • preparedness for, and
  • response to oil discharges at specific non-transportation-related facilities.

The goal of this regulation is 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, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans and establishes procedures, methods, and equipment requirements (Subparts A, B, and C).

{excerpted from the, 2017-10-04; see the EPA site on SPCC for more information}

UTK SPCC Plan 2022

View the SPCC Plan here

For questions about this plan, please contact

Facilities Services (primary plan administrator)

Primary: Derek Bailey, Zone Maintenance Director

865-659-6377 (cell)

865-946-7777 (24-hour)

Secondary: Garrett Ferry, Coordinator III

854-805-4007 (cell)

865-946-7777 (24-hour)

Environmental Health & Safety (technical assistance)



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