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Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Requirements [9 VAC 25 ‑ 590]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes requirements for the demonstration of financial resopnsibility for releases from underground storage tanks.
State Authority Sections (62.1-44.15 )10 and :62.1-44.34 12 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Resource Conservation and Recover Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 280
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 owners/operators to demonstrate financial responsibility for taking corrective action and compensating third parties for bodily injury and property damage caused by accidental releases arising from the operation of petroleum underground storage tanks.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Russell P. Ellison 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: russell.ellison@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4269    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
40 CFR Annual Update 2017 and Methods Update Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/13/2018.
Add certificate of deposit as an acceptable mechanism to demonstrate financial responsibility Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/10/2013.
Amendment to Update DEQ Mailing Address
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/06/2012.
Petroleum UST Financial Responsibility Requirements - Amendment Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/26/2005.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
11/16/2018 Retain As Is
9/25/2013 Retain As Is
3/1/2002 Amend