Technical Bulletin No. 0990: Control and Fate of Small Spills and Accidental Releases of Petroleum Products During Forestry Operations

Small spills and accidental releases of petroleum products sometimes occur during use, fueling, and maintenance of equipment used for forestry operations. This document 1) compiles information about responding to such spills in state forestry best management practices, state forest practices acts, and state and federal environmental regulations; 2) provides examples of equipment and supplies useful for managing spills and where such materials can be obtained; and 3) presents an annotated bibliography of scientific publications related to the environmental impacts of small spills and accidental releases of petroleum products. The material is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice or guidance on any legal aspect of controlling accidental spills of petroleum products.