Report a Spill
To report an oil, chemical, radiation, or biological spill, call the National Response Center at 800-424-8802.
EPA is the lead federal response agency for oil spills in inland waters. The U.S. Coast Guard is the lead response agency for spills in coastal waters and deepwater ports.
For more information about oil spill prevention, preparation, and response in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, contact:
- Matthew Carr (firstname.lastname@example.org), On-Scene Coordinator
- Richard Franklin (email@example.com), On-Scene Coordinator
- Michael Sibley (firstname.lastname@example.org), On-Scene Coordinator
- Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule - Certain facilities must prepare, amend, and implement SPCC Plans to address the potential for a discharge of oil. Information on this page includes links to select portions of the SPCC rule, recent amendments to the rule, and SPCC Guidance for Regional Inspectors.
SPCC Information for Farmers
- Reporting Requirements for Oil Spills and Hazardous Substance Releases - Regulated facilities must report discharges of oil or releases of hazardous substances to EPA and/or other federal, state, and local government agencies. Information about reporting requirements, exemptions from these requirements, and where to call in the event of an oil spill can be found on this page.
- National Contingency Plan (NCP) Subpart J Product Schedule - Provides a schedule of spill mitigating devices and substances that may be authorized for use on oil discharges. Information on this page includes the Product Schedule, information on how to list a product, and the complete NCP Subpart J rule.
- Facility Response Plan (FRP) Rule - Certain facilities that store and use oil must submit a Facility Response Plan to respond to a worst-case discharge of oil and to a substantial threat of such a discharge. Information about preparing and submitting an FRP can be found on this page.