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Oklahoma Financial Responsibility: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Indemnity Fund: 17 Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 15.350 to 15.365

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Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 35:17-3-6

Hazardous waste transporters: OAC 165:30-17-13

Pesticide applicators: OAC 35:30-17-10

Solid waste:

Disposal facilities: OAC 252:515-27-1 to 252:515-27-85

Used tire facilities: OAC 252:515-25-35

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): OAC 165:26-1-36 and OAC 165:26-1-37

Underground storage tank (UST) financial responsibility rules: OAC 165:25-2-4

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma State Fire Marshal's Office

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC)

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements with additional requirements for aboveground and underground storage tanks (USTs), concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), pesticide applicators, solid waste facilities, and storage tanks.

Administration and enforcement. OCC's PSTD administers and enforces the UST rules in Oklahoma. The OCC regulates only ASTs at retail service stations. The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal's Officer regulate al other commercial ASTs. Private use of ASTs is not regulated. The EPA regulates and permits CAFOs under its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program. Other CAFO regulations and pesticides are administered and enforced by the ODAFF. The DEQ and OCC enforce the rules in Oklahoma for hazardous waste transporters.

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