Mission & Purpose

Mission: Spill Prevention and Technical Assistance

Purpose: To provide technical information and guidance to assist storage tank owner/operator with:

  1. Development and implementation of preventative measures to reduce the potential for releases from underground storage tank systems, including measures operators can take to reduce the likelihood and minimize impact of spills during filling operations.
  2. Procedures for reporting releases or threats of a release from underground storage tanks (UST) or aboveground storage tanks (AST).
  3. Guidance for assessment and remediation during tank removal.
  4. Guidance for Homeowners with:
    • underground storage tanks for heating oil
    • release of heating oil from tank or piping
  5. Guidance for oil delivery professionals.
  6. Spill Prevention Contingency Plan development assistance for facilities with AST and/or UST.