Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures

LPE logoIf your farm stores oil, fuel, or oil products, you should take note of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) program. This rule applies to storages of a certain size and places some planning requirements on the farm. Speakers also discuss the proposed exemption for certain milk containers.

Reminder: Farms now must amend and implement their Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans. The compliance date for farms is May 10, 2013.

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Federal, State, and Local Air Quality Regulations Related to Animal Agriculture

The air emissions from animal feeding operations have relatively few regulatory oversights. Below is a summary of programs that can apply to animal agriculture. Related page: Air Quality Regulations for Animal Agriculture (curriculum materials).

Federal Air Programs Related to Animal Agriculture

The following federal laws and their applicability to animal agriculture is discussed in a four page fact sheet “Air Quality Regulation and Animal Agriculture“. (PDF format). These federal laws are enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …