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National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan

The NRT is established under the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) (40 CRF part 300).

40 CFR Part 300 (Electronic Code of Federal Regulations)

Code of Federal Regulations (Annual Edition) Main Page

Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. This database allows users to search for regulations within the National Archives and Records Administration.

Compliance Guidelines and Recommendations for Process Safety Management
This appendix (29 CFR 19010.119 Appendix C) serves as a nonmandatory guideline to assist employers and employees in complying with the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.119, as well as, provides other helpful recommendations and information.

Guidance on Regulations

Integrated Contingency Plan or "One Plan" Guidance
The Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP), also referred to as "One Plan" guidance, is a resource for consolidating numerous regulations and multiple emergency response plans concerning releases of oil and nonradiological hazardous substances into one functional plan.

"One Plan" Presentation (1996)
Powerpoint presentation defining "One Plan" guidance, explaining its function, and providing resources to obtain "One Plan" guidance.

NRT Fact Sheets

"One Plan" Guidance (1998)
Summarizes the purpose of the NRT's Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) Guidance, where "One Plan" Guidance can be found, and what regulations it incorporates.

Considering Preparing an Integrated Contingency Plan for Your Facility (2001)
Expands on the 1998 "One Plan" factsheet. Directed at facility managers to help them identify the necessary steps in preparing an Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) for their facility.

Applicability of Clean Air Act Ambient Air Quality Regulations to the In-Situ Burning of Oils Spills (1995)
Provides an overview of National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) regulations under the Clean Air Act (CAA) and briefly discusses how such provisions may affect the use of In-Situ Burning (ISB). Identifies relevant local contacts with which to consult.


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