Governing Law and Regulations
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Spill Prevention and Response Division Industry Preparedness Program
Alaska Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal’s Office Division of Fire and Life Safety
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10
U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Division District 17
Local fire departments
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. In Alaska, tanks located aboveground and storing petroleum products are divided into separate categories for regulation in Alaska:
- ASTs and facilities with a storage capacity under 1,320 gallons (gal) are regulated by the State Fire Marshal and/or the local fire marshal.
- Tanks with a storage capacity between 1,320 gal and 420,000 gal and not already regulated are regulated by EPA and the State Fire Marshal.
- AST ...