Last Updated on February 15, 2021 by Indiana Department of Environmental Management
SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Environmental Management
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is reminding Hoosiers to report hazardous spills via the agency’s 24-Hour Emergency Spill Line at (888) 233-7745.
Winter weather is expected to create hazardous driving conditions across the state, increasing hazardous material spills due to vehicular accidents. Hazardous spills represent a threat to public health and the environment. Responsible parties are required to report spills to IDEM’s 24-Hour Emergency Spill Line at (888) 233-7745 within two (2) hours of the occurrence under the Indiana Spill Rule (327 IAC 2-6.1). First responders and witnesses are also encouraged to report spills.
For additional information about IDEM’s Emergency Response program and the Indiana Spill Rule, please visit www.in.gov/idem/cleanups/2352.htm.
IDEM (idem.IN.gov) implements federal and state regulations regarding the environment. Through compliance assistance, incentive programs and educational outreach, the agency encourages and aids businesses and citizens in protecting Hoosiers and our environment.