Alabama Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Alabama Underground Storage Tank (UST) and Wellhead Protection Act, Alabama Code (Ala. Code) 22-36 and regulations at Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-6-15et seq.

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Applicability: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.03

Performance standards: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.06 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.12

Plans and specifications: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.08

Secondary containment: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.08

Notification: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.05

Inspection: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.40 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.41

Fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.42

Delivery prohibition: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.45

Operator training: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.46

Certification: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.47

Release reporting: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.20 to 335-6-15-.28

Preliminary investigation: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.26

Secondary investigation: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.28

Alabama UST Trust Fund: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.01 to 335-6-16-.20

Applicability: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.03

Requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.04

Eligibility: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.06

Fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.07

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Groundwater Branch UST Compliance Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In 1988, Alabama passed the Alabama UST and Wellhead Protection Act authorizing ADEM to establish regulations governing underground storage tanks (USTs) and to seek U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval of the state's UST program. The ...

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