Critical Tasks: 01-5103.30-2103
In this lesson, you will receive an overview of what is expected of a petroleum officer and how petroleum impacts
on the environment.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Identify federal laws, federally required plans, key personnel, and basic prevention and
response steps to spills on both land and water.
Using the corresponding lesson plan and listed references.
IAW with the corresponding lessons instruction and AR 200-1, you will learn about
prevention and containment/cleanup of spills and you will learn about SPCCP and the ISCP.
In 1992, the Federal Facilities Compliance Act was passed which did away with the federal government's claim of
sovereign immunity. In less than two years, the Army incurred more than million in fines and penalties --
many based on violations resulting from decades-old sites. As a petroleum officer, you should be fully aware of
what is entailed in environmental considerations. You should also be aware that whenever you are discussing
operations involving petroleum or other hazardous materials, you should stress the importance of environment
In the introduction, we addressed environmental considerations. The following is a set of guidelines that will
assist you in accomplishing this.