by Rustum Girouard, Coordinator, Louisiana Master Farmer Program | 10/6/2012 12:30:00 PM
Attached is a list of professional engineering and planning firms that have experience in developing SPCC and SPC plans. Producers and companies needing plans are greatly encouraged to contact these companies and seek their guidance in implementing the practices required by SPCC/SPC. Firms that are not listed, and would like to be included in this list, are requested to contact Dr. Ernest Girouard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Rustum Girouard, Coordinator, Louisiana Master Farmer Program | 11/14/2011 3:00:00 PM
The goal of the EPA's SPCC program is to prevent oil spills into waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines. Oil spills can cause injuries to people and damage to the environment. A key element of this program calls for farmers and other facilities to have an oil spill prevention plan, called an SPCC plan. These plans can help farmers prevent oil spills, which can damage water resources needed for farming operations.
by Rustum Girouard, Coordinator, Louisiana Master Farmer Program | 10/7/2011 11:30:00 AM
Attached are copies of an Example SPCC plan and a template that can be completed for farms wishing to self-certify their own plan instead of hiring a company to assist them. Only Tier 1 farms may develop their own plan without the approval from a professional engineer. Tier 1 farms have a fuel/oil storage capacity less than 10,000 gallons, no underground tanks and no single tank greater than 5,000 gallons.