Spills educational materials
Spills fact sheets
The following fact sheets will help you learn more about the DNR spills program:
- Hazardous Substance Spills in Wisconsin (RR-604)
Provides information about the location, substance, source and impact of Wisconsin spills.
- DNR Staff Provide Spill Response and Support (RR-559)
Describes how the DNR staff (including regional staff, central office staff, wardens and spill coordinators) provide spill response and support when a spill occurs, and includes contact numbers for the spill coordinators.
- Immediate Reporting Required for Hazardous Substance Spills (RR-560)
Summary of state Spill Law and ch. NR 706. Includes reporting requirements, reporting exemptions and DNR spill coordinator contact information. Intended for display in businesses and other places where hazardous substance spills may occur, so that reporting requirements can be quickly determined and followed. Also useful for local governments, environmental consultants and individuals involved in commercial/industrial property construction and development.
- Livestock Contamination Reporting and Response (RR-687)
This publication provides guidance on the response steps for livestock waste discharges and requirements for reporting. For additional information on manure spill prevention and response please visit the Manure spills response, planning and prevention page.
- Why and How to Protect Your Home from Fuel Oil Spills (RR-630)
Throughout the state there are a number of spills associated with the delivery of fuel. This fact sheet presents tips and information to help prevent spills in and around private homes.
- Mechanical and Chemical/Biological Spill Response Methods (RR-710)
Summary of spill response methods allowed in Wisconsin for spills on land and water.
- Demolition Debris: Guidance on the Emergency Management of Debris Resulting from Natural Disasters or Planned Demolition Activities (WA-601)
This guidance provides information on options for managing debris resulting from natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, or other events.
The following articles are excerpts from the Remediation & Redevelopment Program's newsletters.
- Funding For Meth Lab Cleanups Could Evaporate - Other Federal Dollars Still Available (June 2011)
- Understanding Historic Spills (September 2009)