Zane Hood joins Todd Perry to discuss what facilities need to know about SPCC Plans. Zane is an engineer, regional manager and principal at PPM.
Key Topics and Takeaways
- SPCC stands for spill, prevention, control and counter measures
- An SPCC plan means having a plan, training and procedures in place for a spill
- The SPCC rule is formulated in the federal code of regulations
- The SPCC is applied only to oil spills
- The SPCC rule is applied to hundreds of thousands of facilities around the country, and includes a broad range of facilties.
- Smaller facilities can self certify, but larger ones often hire consultants (like PPM) to help make an SPCC plan.
- SPCC plans have to be revised every five years
- Zane defines “technical amendment” and what they mean for facilities
- The SPCC rule received its last revision in 2002. The rule took more than five years to be implemented, since it affects of a lot of different groups
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