DEEP: Emergency Response and Spill Prevention

Emergency Response and Spill Prevention

Report Spills or other Environmental Emergencies to the
CT DEEP 24 hours per day at
or Toll Free at

If these numbers are unavailable for any reason, call (860) 424-3333

What is a spill?
A "spill" is any oil or petroleum products, chemicals, wastes or other potentially dangerous materials that are released in any manner.

What is an environmental emergency?
An environmental emergency is any situation that poses an immediate threat to public safety, health or the environment.
Examples include:

  • Any oil and chemical spills (including petroleum products)
  • CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear Event)

Content Last Updated on September 29, 2011