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Revising Underground Storage Tank Regulations--Revisions to Existing Requirements and New Requirements for Secondary Containment and Operator Training; Proposed Rule, 76 Fed. Reg. 71708, Nov. 18, 2011

The EPA is proposing revisions to the federal underground storage tank (UST) regulations to increase emphasis on properly operating and maintaining UST equipment. Among other items, the proposed rule adds secondary containment requirements for new and replaced tanks and piping; adds operator training requirements for UST system owners and operators; adds periodic operations and maintenance requirements for UST systems; and updates codes of practice and updates state program approval requirements to incorporate the proposed changes.See the summary of proposed changes, and the comparison of existing and proposed regulations.




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