Bakken Crude Oil Spill Guidance
North America has experienced a dramatic increase in the overall volume of domestic crude oil transported via rail. MassDEP through our contractor CB&I Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., has developed a comprehensive guidance and training for first responders in dealing with the potential toxic and flammable hazards associated with catastrophic releases of Bakken Crude.
Large Volume Ethanol Spill Guidance
As a result of concerns related to the increased prevalence of train transport of ethanol, and the potential magnitude of spills,MassDEP, through our scientific support contractor Shaw Environmental I Infrastructure Group, has developed a comprehensive large volume ethanol spill guidance document. This guidance contains information on the environmental impacts and emergency response techniques for ethanol and ethanol blend fuels.
Contact for Spills - Emergency Preparedness and Response
(1) Call your local Fire Department, then (2) Call MassDEP - 24/7
MassDEP Boston Headquarters - ask for the Waste Site Cleanup program