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Pennsylvania Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste landfill rules: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 264a.301

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Hazardous surface impoundment rules: 25 Pa. Code 264a.221

Hazardous waste storage tank rules: 25 Pa. Code 264a.193

Hazardous waste container rules: 25 Pa. Code 264a.173

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 35 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 6021.501 and 25 Pa. Code 245.441 to 245.446

Aboveground storage tank (ASTs): 35 Pa. Stat. 6021.301 and 25 Pa. Code 245.543

Regulatory Agency

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania's leak detection rules generally follow federal standards, with additional rules for underground and aboveground storage tanks. State air rules require regular monitoring for fugitive emissions. Specific leak detection system standards vary depending on the type of unit or facility. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a review of federal leak detection requirements.

The state has adopted federal hazardous waste regulations that cover leak detection in a variety of areas. All hazardous waste landfills and surface impoundments must have a leak detection system as part of their design. See the state section LANDFILLS for more information. Leak detection systems for hazardous waste storage tanks or drums are referred to as secondary containment. For information on containment system requirements, see the state section CONTAINERS. In addition, to ensure that hazardous waste stored in tanks does not contribute to air pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires hazardous waste storage ...


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