Alabama Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Alabama Underground Storage Tank (UST) and Wellhead Protection Act, Alabama Code (Ala. Code) 22-36 and regulations at Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-6-15et seq.

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Applicability: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.03

Performance standards: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.06 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.12

Plans and specifications: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.08

Notification: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.05

Inspection: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.40 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.41

Fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.42

Delivery prohibition: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.45

Operator training: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.46

Certification: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.47

Release reporting: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.20 to 335-6-15-.28

Preliminary investigation: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.26

Secondary investigation: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-15-.28

Alabama UST Trust Fund: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.01 to 335-6-16-.20

Applicability: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.03

Requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.04

Eligibility: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.06

Fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.07

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Water Division Groundwater Branch UST Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama regulates underground storage tanks (USTs) under the Alabama UST and Wellhead Protection Act that authorizes the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to establish regulations governing USTs. Alabama's program is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
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