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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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

Operation and maintenance: AR Reg. 12.104

Delivery prohibition: AR Reg. 12.110

Petroleum Cleanup Fund:

Eligibility: AR Reg. 12.302 and AR Reg. 12.303

Reimbursement: AR Reg. 12.306 and AR Reg. 12.406

Reasonable and allowable costs: AR Reg. 12.312

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 licensing and company tester licensing: 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) Office of Land Resources Regulated Storage Tanks (RST) Division

Arkansas State Police

State Fire Marshal's Office

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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 the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's (ADEQ) underground storage tank (UST) program in lieu of the federal program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The state's regulations adopt by ...

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