South Dakota Aboveground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Dakota Aboveground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Fire safety standards: South Dakota Codified Laws (SDCL) 34-38-23 to 34-38-39 and regulations at Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) 61:15:01:06

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Aboveground stationary storage tanks (ASTs): SDCL 34A-2-100 to 34A-2-102 and regulations at ARSD 74:56:03:01 to 74:56:03:29

Definition: ARSD 74:56:03:01

Notification: ARSD 74:56:02

Certification: ARSD 74:56:03:03

Inspections: ARSD 74:56:03:05, ARSD 74:56:03:06, and ARSD 74:56:03:17

Site assessment: ARSD 74:56:03:09

Secondary containment: ARSD 74:56:03:11 and ARSD 74:56:03:12

Overfill control: ARSD 74:56:03:13

Release detection: ARSD 74:56:03:19

Release Notification Plan: ARSD 74:56:03:20

Release reporting: ARSD 74:56:03:21 to 74:56:03:26

Closure: ARSD 74:56:03:27 to 74:56:03:29

Cleanup Fund: ARSD 74:32:01 to 74:32:06

Regulatory Agency

South Dakota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal’s Office

South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation Petroleum Release Compensation Fund

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Groundwater Quality Program Storage Tank Section

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

Local fire departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. A number of different state and federal rules regulate aboveground storage tanks (ASTs, depending on size, location, use of tank, and product stored. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR has adopted regulations related to aboveground stationery storage tanks. In addition, South Dakota adopts the International Fire Code provisions and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code 30 for the storage of flammable and combustible ...


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South Dakota Aboveground Storage Tanks Resources

Type Title
Checklists Tank In-Service Inspection Checklist
Forms UST/AST Registration
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