Arkansas Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Fund Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-7-901 et seq.

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National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Code 30 and 30A

Underground storage tank (UST) registration: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 12.201 to 12.203


Release reporting: AR Reg. 12.305

Release investigation: AR Reg. 12.106

Secondary containment: AR Reg. 12.109

Delivery prohibition: AR Reg. 12.110

Petroleum Cleanup Fund:

Eligibility: AR Reg. 12.302 and AR Reg. 12.303

Unknown petroleum storage tanks: AR Reg. 12.304 and AR Reg. 12.404

Reimbursement: AR Reg. 12.306 and AR Reg. 12.406

Reasonable and allowable costs: AR Reg. 12.311 to 12.313, AR. Reg. 12.319, AR Reg. 12.410, and AR Reg. 12.411

Transfer of eligibility: AR Reg. 12.320 and AR Reg. 12.321

Reimbursement application review: AR Reg. 12.310

Licensing and certification: AR Reg. 12.501 and AR Reg. 12.601

General licensing requirements: AR Reg. 12.504 and AR Reg. 12.604

Contractor or company tester license: AR Reg. 12.507 and AR Reg. 12.606

Individual license: AR Reg. 12.508 and AR Reg. 12.510

Individual tester license: AR Reg. 12.607 and AR Reg. 12.609

Renewal: AR Reg. 12.512 to 12.514 and AR Reg. 12.610 to 12.612

Fees: AR Reg. 12.507 and AR Reg. 12.508

Examination: AR Reg. 12.511

Operator training: AR Reg. 12.701 to 12.710

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Regulated Storage Tanks (RST) Division

Arkansas State Police

State Fire Marshal's Office

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Effective April 25, 1995, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved ADEQ's underground storage ...

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