EPA responds to oil spills, chemical, biological, radiological releases, and large-scale national emergencies. EPA also provides additional response assistance when state and local first responder capabilities have been exhausted or when additional support is requested.
Current and Past Emergencies
Citizen's Guide for Natural Disasters
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NCP Subpart J Product Listing and Authorization of Use
On May 31, 2023, EPA finalized amendments to the listing and authorization of use requirements under Subpart J of the National Contingency Plan for chemical and biological agent products on oil discharges into waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines.