Governing Law and Regulations
Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch UST Section
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted Hawaii state underground storage tank (UST) program approval in 2002. State UST rules generally follow federal requirements, with stricter requirements for permits, fees, and other general requirements. Hawaii adopted delivery prohibition and inspection requirements in response to the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005. Hawaii has also adopted the federal UST rules as revised in 2015.
· Administration and enforcement. The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) ...