Montana Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Montana Underground Storage Tank (UST) Act, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 75-11-501 to 75-11-526 and regulations at Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.56.101 to 17.56.1260

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Montana UST Installer Licensing and Permitting Act, MCA 75-11-201 to 75-11-232

Petroleum storage tank cleanup: MCA 75-11-301 to 75-11-321

Applicability: ARM 17.56.102

Heating oil tanks: ARM 17.56.203

Local programs: ARM 17.56.1003

Notification: ARM 17.56.902 and ARM 17.56.903

Registration: ARM 17.56.1001

Permits: ARM 17.56.1303 to 17.56.1306

Emergency permits: ARM 17.56.1306

Delivery prohibition: ARM 17.56.308

Secondary containment: ARM 17.56.204

Antisiphon requirements: ARM 17.56.205

Inspections: ARM 17.56.309 and ARM 17.56.1308

Licensing: ARM 17.56.1403

License renewal: ARM 17.56.1407

Continuing education: ARM 17.56.1407 and ARM 17.56.1408

Fees: ARM 17.56.1404

Recordkeeping: ARM 17.56.1410

Operator training: ARM 17.56.1501 to 17.56.1505

Montana Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund (Petrofund): ARM 17.58.101 to 17.58.343

Eligibility determination: ARM 17.58.325

Voluntary registration: ARM 17.58.323

Reimbursement: ARM 17.58.334

Financial responsibility: ARM 17.56.805 and ARM 17.56.815

Regulatory Agency

Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Remediation Division Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Bureau

DEQ Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board (Board)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Montana's underground storage tank (UST) rules are similar to the federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules under 40 CFR 280 and outline the specifications of UST system construction, design, ...

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