Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) Petroleum Storage Tank Division
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Water Quality Division
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture (ODA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Oklahoma has adopted by reference the federal leak detection rules for landfills, surface impoundments, hazardous waste storage tanks, and containers. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for details. Oklahoma also includes the federal leak detection rules and state-specific release detection requirements for underground storage tanks. Records of any external leak detection methods must be submitted to OCC, including dates the monitoring wells were inspected, who did the inspection, the type of instruments used, and calibration data on the instrument.
See the following state sections for more information: