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Major Spill Response

  • Large enough to spread beyond the immediate area
  • Difficult to shut off source of spill or valve or tank
  • Move to a safe distance or evacuation needed
  • Enters surface water or ground water (any amount)
  • A call for help or medical assistance needed
  • Requires special equipment or training
  • Dangerous to human health
  • Danger of fire or explosion
  • Requires HAZMAT or EMA notification