Hazardous Material Spill Reporting
Report a Spill
The EPA has established requirements to report spills to navigable waters or adjoining shorelines.
EPA has determined that discharges of oil in quantities that may be harmful to public health or the environment include those that:
Violate applicable water quality standards such as:
Causing a film or “sheen” upon, or discoloration of the surface of the water or adjoining shorelines; or
Causing a sludge or emulsion to be deposited beneath the surface of the water or upon adjoining shorelines.
First report incidents to:
The National Response Center
1 800 424 8802
Then report incidents to:
State Communications, Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security
24 Hours per day
1-800-632-8000 or 1-208-846-7610
The Tribal Hazardous Environmental Response Team (HERT)
(208) 843 – 7368 ext. 3888
(208) 843 – 7368 ext. 3883
CLEARWATER/LOCHSA RIVER GEOGRAPHIC RESPONSE PLAN (GRP)
This plan prioritizes resources to be protected and allows for immediate and proper action.
By using this plan, the first responders to a spill can avoid the initial confusion that generally accompanies any spill.