Revised SPCC Requirements and RCP SPCC Workshops

On July 17th, the EPA published final rule revisions for all SPCC and Facility Response Plans. The final rule:

  • Expands the scope of the rule to conform with the expanded jurisdiction in the amended Clean Water Act
  • Includes new subparts for various classes of oil
  • Revises applicability of the regulation
  • Amends several requirements for completing SPCC Plans
  • Clarifies storage threshold quantity factors
  • Revises several definitions
  • Revises the discharge reporting thresholds and reporting requirements
  • Revises the review period frequency for SPCC Plans
  • Adds new integrity testing and new equipment design requirements
  • Revises employee training requirements.

RCP has prepared a document that highlights the changes from the previous version of the rule. There are 8 definitions from the original rule that were unchanged. Other than that, EVERY PARAGRAPH was changed in some way.. If you would like to recieve a copy of the document, please request one via email at

Also, RCP is in process of scheduling several SPCC Workshops throughout the 4th Quarter 2002 in various cities throughout the country. Click Here to view a list of locations and find out how to register.