Nebraska Aboveground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code 30 and NFPA Code 30A: Revised Statutes of Nebraska (Neb. Rev. Stat.) 81-502

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

State Fire Code: Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) 153-1-001 to 153-26-001

Federal oil pollution prevention regulations [Spill, Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans]: 40 CFR 112

Petroleum Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) permits: NAC 153-17-001and NAC 153-17-002

Hazardous substance AST registration: NAC 158-1-001 to 158-3-003

Release notification: Nebraska Environmental Protection Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-1501, et seq., and NAC 126-18-002.01

Financial responsibility: Nebraska Petroleum Release Remedial Action Act (PRRA), Neb. Rev. Stat. 66-1532

Cleanup Fund: Neb. Rev. Stat. 200-1-001 to 200-7-006

Regulatory Agency

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Water Quality Division Petroleum Remediation Section

State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) Fuels Safety Division Flammable Liquid Storage Tank (FLST) Section

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Owners and operators of ASTs storing petroleum products must obtain an installation permit to install new and replacement tanks and piping. ASTs containing hazardous substances must be registered with SFM. Nebraska has adopted NFPA 30 and 30A codes and other standards related to the design, construction, and safe operation of ASTs. Although DEQ does not have specific AST regulations, the Department has adopted regulations related to the release of oil and hazardous substances. The state has established the Nebraska Petroleum Release Remedial Action Reimbursement Fund that provides reimbursement for both ASTs and underground tank releases. AST releases must ...

>> Read more about Aboveground Storage Tanks

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Nebraska Aboveground Storage Tanks Resources

Aboveground Storage Tanks Products

SPCC Interactive Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "SPCC: Current Status and Upcoming Changes; Get Your Facility Up to Speed Now""
Hazardous Waste Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Hazardous Waste: Key Differences Between California and Federal Requirements; Don’t Get Tripped Up""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!