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Aboveground Storage Tank and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements [9 VAC 25 ‑ 640]
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Chapter Information
Description Provides criteria by which operators of aboveground storage tank and pipeline facilities can demonstrate adequate financial resources for the containment and cleanup of any oil discharge which may occur at their facilities.
State Authority Sections (62.1-44.15 )10 and :62.1-44.34 16 D of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
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 ensure protection of the environment by establishing necessary requirements for operators of aboveground storage tank and pipeline facilities to demonstrate financial resources for the containment and cleanup of any oil discharge which may occur at their facilities.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie D. Beckwith 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: leslie.beckwith@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4123    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revisions needed to be consistent with changes made to Facility and Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Regulation 9VAC25-91 and other editorial changes Fast-Track Secretary of Natural Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Add certificate of deposit as an acceptable mechanism to demonstrate financial responsibility Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/10/2013.
Amendments to the AST and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2008.
Aboveground Storage Tank and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/28/2001.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
Periodic review and small business impact review of 9VAC25-640
5/8/2017 Retain As Is
1/23/2006 Amend