Pennsylvania Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Installation: Combustible and Flammable Liquids Act, 35 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 1241 to 1252

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report on the "Environmental and Safety Inspections - Making the Most Of a Bad Situation." This updated special report will help prepare your facility for when the EPA comes to visit. Download Now

Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act: 35 Pa. Stat. 6021.101 to 6021.2104 and regulations at 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 245.1 to 245.708

Registration: 25 Pa. Code 245.41 and 25 Pa. Code 245.423

Fees: 25 Pa. Code 245.42

Permits: 25 Pa. Code 245.201 to 245.237

Permits-by-Rule: 25 Pa. Code 245.211 and 25 Pa. Code 245.212

General operating permits: 25 Pa. Code 245.221 and 25 Pa. Code 245.222

Site-specific installation permits: 25 Pa. Code 245.231 to 245.237

Secondary containment: 25 Pa. Code 245.421

Delivery prohibition: 25 Pa. Code 245.203

Certification: 25 Pa. Code 245.101 to 245.142

Tank-handling and inspection: 25 Pa. Code 245.21

Operator training: 25 Pa. Code 245.436

Inspections: 25 Pa. Code 245.411

Corrective action: 25 Pa. Code 245.301 to 245.314

Financial responsibility: 25 Pa. Code 245.701 to 245.708

UST cleanup programs: 35 Pa. Stat. 6021.710 and 35 Pa. Stat. 6021.711

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Waste Management Division of Storage Tanks

Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal Division

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) Bureau of Occupational and Industrial Safety

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Pennsylvania follows the federal rules for installation, maintenance, and operation of underground storage tanks (USTs). Refer to the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for more information. Pennsylvania's Storage Tank ...

>> Read more about Underground 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 |

Pennsylvania Underground Storage Tanks Resources

Underground Storage Tanks Products

Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
SPCC Interactive Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "SPCC: Current Status and Upcoming Changes; Get Your Facility Up to Speed Now""
Enviro Update Webinar - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar and Recording - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
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!