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IDEM Emergency Response. 888-233-7745 www.IN.gov/idem/er. Agenda. Indiana Spill Rule Remedial Response Referrals Spill Assessment Available for Assistance . Indiana Spill Rule. Highpoints. Applicability Definitions Reportable Facility Spills Reportable Transportation Spills

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IDEM Emergency Response

888-233-7745

www.IN.gov/idem/er


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Agenda

  • Indiana Spill Rule

  • Remedial Response Referrals

  • Spill Assessment

  • Available for Assistance


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Indiana Spill Rule


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Highpoints

Applicability

Definitions

Reportable Facility Spills

Reportable Transportation Spills

Responsibilities of Spiller


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Reporting

Containment

Response

Hazardous Substances

Extremely Hazardous Substances

Petroleum

Objectionable Substances

Applicability

For Spills of

Rule applies to


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Definition of ‘Objectionable Substance’

  • Means substances that are of a quantity, and a type, and are present for a duration and in a location so as to damage waters of the state.


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Definition of ‘Damage’

  • Means the actual or imminent alteration of the waters of the state so as to render the waters harmful, detrimental, or injurious.


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Definition of ‘Waters’

  • Means the accumulations of water, surface and underground, natural and artificial, public and private.

  • The term does not include any private pond or any off-stream pond, reservoir, or facility built for reduction or control of pollution or cooling of water unless the discharge threatens to cause water pollution.


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Definition of ‘Spill’

  • Means any unexpected, unintended, abnormal, or unapproved dumping, leakage, drainage, seepage, discharge or other loss of petroleum, HS, EHS, or objectionable substance.


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Definition of ‘Contain’

  • Means to take such immediate action as necessary to dam, block, restrain, or otherwise act to most effectively prevent a spill from entering waters of the state or minimize damage to waters of the state from a spill.


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Definition of ‘Spill Response’

  • Means the spill is

    • 1. contained, and

    • 2. free material is removed or neutralized.


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Reportable Spills - Facility

  • Damage water + death, injury, illness to humans, animals

  • Soil spills + Wellhead Protection Areas

  • Damage water + private wells, special waters

  • Most other applications*

  • No spill response was performed


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Reportable Spills - Facility*Most other applications

  • Surface Water RQs

  • Offsite Soil RQs

  • Onsite Soil RQs


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Reportable Spills - Transportation

  • Damage waters + death, injury, illness to humans, animals

  • Spills that damage surface waters

  • Soil RQs

  • No spill response was performed


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Responsibilities of Spiller

  • Any person who operates, controls, or maintains any mode of transportation or facility from which a spill occurs shall, upon discovery of a reportable spill to the soil or surface waters of the state, do the following:


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Responsibilities, cont’d

  • CONTAIN from waters of state

  • Spill Response - remove spilled materials

  • REPORT to IDEM Spill Line

  • Submit written report (when asked)

  • NOTIFY offsite land owners, water users


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Remedial Response Referrals

Spill Hand-offs to

IDEM Remediation Branch


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Emergency is over,Refer when response actions:

  • Threatens existing structures

  • Destroys sensitive environment, not save it

  • Threatens public and responder safety

  • Has no technological solution

  • Has no short term solution

  • As IDEM sees appropriate


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Spill case flow


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Spill Impact Assessment


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Spills to Water

  • Water dynamics

    • Flowing waters vs. standing

    • Observations: discoloration, chemical odors, etc

  • Spill dynamics - Discharging vs. contained

  • Condition of Flora, Fauna

    • Live

    • Stressed, damaged

    • Dead


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Spills to Soil

  • Native sandy/gravelly soils

  • Back-filled areas, loose sandy/gravelly

  • Underground structures

    • water wells

    • utilities, pipelines

    • septic systems, dry-wells, etc.

  • Call before you dig: 800-382-5544


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Spills into Sewers

  • Storm sewers, field tiles

    • Storm water grates, manhole lids, tile risers

    • Catchment basins - recovery point

    • Surface discharge points - recovery point

  • Sanitary sewers

    • Notify Waste Water Treatment Plant ASAP

  • Combined sewers

    • All the above


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Safety FirstDo not endanger yourself during spill investigation activities!

  • No tasting spills to identify unknowns.

  • No inhaling gases to identify unknowns.

  • No touching materials to identify unknowns.

  • No going into hazardous atmospheres.

  • No reservations calling for assistance.

  • No forgetting safety comes first.


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IDEM ER

Available for Assistance


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Call us for:

  • Reportable spills

  • Abandoned drums

  • Wastewater emergencies

  • Fire water runoff emergencies

  • Technical assistance

  • For all environmental emergencies


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Fifty-eight pales of paint waste, partially hidden under duck weed.


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Greencastle - Full chlorine tankers led to evacuation of 3,500 residents


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Ohio River - 25K gallons of fuel spilled when barge ran aground.


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Logansport - After BLEVE of Toluene Di-Isocyanate rail car.


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Crawfordsville - Cafeteria condiments in Big Walnut Creek


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Laurel, IN

On banks of Whitewater River


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Over application of animal waste and spills to surface water


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Elkhart - Rail yard diesel fuel spill


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Surface water petroleum containment


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Surface water petroleum recovery


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Evansville - Severe surface water petroleum impact


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Madison County - partial tomato waste water treatment failure


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Mayonnaise in surface water


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Turf grass herbicide in surface water


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Waste water lagoon effluent

Hog manure


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Crude oil in surface pond


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IDEM Emergency Response

888-233-7745

www.IN.gov/idem/er


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