Ohio Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Ohio Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste containers: OAC 3745-55-75

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Hazardous waste storage tanks: OAC 3745-55-93

Landfills: OAC 3745-56-21 and OAC 3745-57-03

Underground storage tanks (USTs): OAC 1301:7-9-07

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA)

Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulation (BUSTR)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio's leak detection requirements follow federal rules for underground storage tanks (USTs), landfills, surface impoundments, and hazardous waste storage tanks and containers. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a discussion of federal leak detection requirements. In addition, refer to the state section RELEASE NOTIFICATION to review Ohio's leak response and reporting requirements.

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions are controlled through vapor leak detection and monitoring requirements for specific manufacturing operations. These requirements are regionally dependent. See the state section FUGITIVE EMISSIONS for more information.

Administration and enforcement. The Ohio EPA enforces the hazardous waste leak detection rules in Ohio, while the BUSTR enforces the UST leak detection rules in the state.

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