Preparedness Plans

The following plans are provided by DEHS to assist in the environmental emergency preparedness of UofL faculty and staff.


Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans

SPCC Plans require facilities that store oil products to establish procedures to prevent the discharge of oil into or upon waters of the United States. SPCC Plans are required by the USEPA under the Clean Water Act.


Hazardous Materials Use and Spill Prevention Control (HMPC) Plans

(HMPC) Plans require facilities that manufacture, use or store hazardous materials in excess of designated quantities to prepare a plan stating how the business will respond to spills or discharges of these materials. HMPC Plans are required by Louisville and Jefferson County under a 1985 ordinance.


Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Plan

This plan defines the course of action to be followed in case of a fire, explosion or release of hazardous materials, waste or waste constituents which could threaten human health or the environment.


Department of Environmental Health And Safety

Main Office

1800 Arthur Street

Louisville, Kentucky 40208


tel (502) 852-6670

fax (502) 852-0880

Department of Environmental Health And Safety

Radiation Safety Office

319 Abraham Flexner Way

Louisville, Kentucky 40202


tel (502) 852-5231

fax (502) 852-8911

Office Hours

M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

No holiday hours

IH Service Account

IBC Service Account