is part of the Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

  • American Agriculturist
  • Beef Producer
  • Corn and Soybean Digest
  • Dakota Farmer
  • Delta Farm Press
  • Farm Futures
  • Farm Industry news
  • Indiana Prairie Farmer
  • Kansas Farmer
  • Michigan Farmer
  • Missouri Ruralist
  • Nebraska Farmer
  • Ohio Farmer
  • Prairie Farmer
  • Southeast Farm Press
  • Southwest Farm Press
  • The Farmer
  • Wallaces Farmer
  • Western Farm Press
  • Western Farmer Stockman
  • Wisconsin Agriculturist

Oil spill prevention plan - more help

In Financial assistance is available for containment plans, Delta Farm Press Editor Elton Robinson provided several links to help farmers implement an Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan.

The Environmental Protection Agency has a new page on its SPCC Rule site: SPCC for Agriculture.

Another site, developed by National Cotton Council’s Technical Services staff — — provides additional details to help farmers.

Nov. 10 is the date for owners of a SPCC-regulated facility or farm to prepare or amend and implement an SPCC Plan.

Farms and gins in operation on or before Aug. 16, 2002, must maintain or amend their existing plans by Nov. 10.

Farms and gins in operation after Aug. 16, 2002, but before Nov. 11, 2011, must prepare and use a plan on or before Nov. 10.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.