Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Underground Storage Tanks: Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements [9 VAC 25 ‑ 580]
|Description||Establishes design, construction, installation and general operating requirements for underground storage tanks. Establishes notification, release reporting, investigation, response and corrective action requirements when leaks occur and addresses tank closures and out of service tanks.|
|State Authority||Sections (62-1.44.15 )10 , :62.1-44.44.34 8-9 of the Code of Virginia|
Resources Conservation and Recovery Act, Subtitle I
40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 280 and 281
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
To establish procedures and requirements for design, construction, installation and general operation to ensure a minimum number of future tank leaks will affect human health and the environment.
To establish procedures and requirements for release reporting, investigation and response and corrective action to provide for efficient cleanups when leaks occur.
|Name / Title:||Russell P. Ellison|
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4269 FAX: (804)698-4266 TDD: ()-|