• Three Year Spill Prevention Equipment Testing – 3 year records
      • To make sure the spill bucket will hold drips and small spills when the delivery hose is disconnected from the fill pipe.
        • Double-walled spill buckets with periodic interstitial monitoring between the spill bucket walls are not required to meet the testing requirement
        • Applies to new installations after October 13, 2015
        • Applies October 13, 2018 for UST systems installed on or before effective date of rule
        • Keep records for 3 years
    • Three Year Overfill Prevention Equipment Inspections – 3 year records
      • Inspect to make sure overfill operates as intended
        • Applies to new installations after October 13, 2015
        • Applies October 13, 2018 for UST systems installed on or before effective date of rule
        • Keep records for 3 years
    • Flow Restrictors - flow restrictors in vent lines (ball floats) are no longer an option for overfill protection in new UST systems and when these devices need to be replaced
    • Internally Lined USTs - if the periodic internal lining inspection shows that the lining fails and cannot be repaired according to a code of practice, then that UST system must be permanently closed
    • Annual Release Detection Equipment Testing to make sure release detection equipment is operating properly
  • Applies beginning October 13, 2018
  • Keep records for 3 years
  • Three Year Containment Sump Testing for sumps used for piping interstitial monitoring
    • Applies to new installations after October 13, 2015
    • Applies October 13, 2018 for UST systems installed on or before effective date of rule
    • Double-walled sumps with periodic interstitial monitoring between the containment sump walls are not required to meet the testing requirement
    • Keep records for 3 years
  • Periodic Walkthrough Inspections (beginning October 13, 2018)
    • Every 30 Days
      • Check spill prevention equipment
      • Check *release detection equipment and records
    • Annually
      • Check containment sumps
      • Check hand held release detection equipment
    • Keep records of the walkthrough inspection for 1 year

New Operator Training And Secondary Containment Requirements

Secondary Containment (after April 11, 2016)

  • Applies to new and replaced tanks and piping
  • Includes interstitial monitoring (and sumps if they are used for interstitial monitoring)
  • Includes under-dispenser containment for new dispenser systems

Operator Training (by October 13, 2018)

  • Owners must designate and ensure 3 classes of operators are trained
  • Recordkeeping is required for as long as the operator is designated at the facility
  • Retraining is required for Class A and B operators at facilities determined to be out of compliance
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  • For more information, visit the EPA’s website – xxxxx.gov/regpage

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