Spill Reporting

Materials Subject to Release Reporting

Extremely Hazardous Substances 40 CFR; Part 355; Appendix A and B, CERCLA Hazardous Substances 40 CFR Part 302; Table 302.4, and Oil (definition includes without limitation to, gasoline, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil).

a) The Reportable Quantity (RQ) for the discharge of oil including crude oil into or upon navigable waters is an amount which causes a visible film or sheen upon the surface of the water;

b) The RQ for the release of oil into the environment, excluding navigable waters, is an amount of 25 gallons or more; and 

c) The RQ for the release of crude oil from an oil and gas extraction storage facility into the environment, excluding navigable waters, is 210 gallons.

30 Minute Chemical Spill Reporting Requirements

Within 30 minutes of discovery of a spill or release, you must notify:

Jurisdictional Fire Department

(9-1-1 if emergency)

Ohio EPA-ER

(800) 282-9378

Fulton County LEPC

(419) 337-9207 Option 2 (24 Hour)

30 Day Written Spill Report Requirements

Within 30 days of discovery of a spill or release, you must submit a written follow-up report to both addresses below:

Ohio EPA, DERR-ER

Lazarus Government Center 50 West Town St.,
Suite 700, P.O. Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216
Attn: ER Records Mgmt. SERC Report

Fulton County LEPC

123 Courthouse Plaza
Suite 4
Wauseon, Ohio 43567 ;
Attn: Heather Kost, EMA Director

For More Information...

More information concerning spill reporting requirements can be found on the Ohio SERC Website.