Illinois Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Underground storage tank (UST) program: Illinois Environmental Protection Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 5/57.1 to 5/57.17

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Petroleum Equipment Contractors Licensing Act, 225 ILCS 729 and regulations at 41 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 172

Leaking underground storage tank (LUST) program: Illinois Environmental Protection Act, 415 ILCS 5/57.1 to 5/57.17

USTs: 35 IAC 731.110 to 731.208

UST storage, transportation, sale, and use of petroleum and other regulated substances: 41 IAC 174 to 176

UST compliance certification: 41 IAC 177

Applicability:

Regulated tanks: 35 IAC 731.110 to 35 IAC 731.112 and 41 IAC 174.100

Regulated substances: 35 IAC 731.112

Registration: 41 IAC 176.440

Construction, design, and installation: 41 IAC 175.400 to 175.465

Secondary containment: 41 IAC 175.405 and 41 IAC 175.610 to 175.640

Fees: 41 IAC 172.70 and 41 IAC 175.300

Licensing and certification: 41 IAC 172

Operator training: 41 IAC 176.600 to 176.660

Releases: 35 IAC 731.161 and 41 IAC 176.300 to 176.320

Corrective action: 35 IAC 742

Financial responsibility: 41 IAC 174.210 and 41 IAC 176.200 to 176.250

Financial assurance mechanisms: 41 IAC 176.215

Proof of financial responsibility: 41 IAC 176.220

Recordkeeping: 41 IAC 176.240

Financial responsibility: Illinois Gasoline Storage Act, 430 ILCS 15/6.1, 41 IAC 174.210, and 41 IAC 176.200 to 176.250

Financial assurance mechanisms: 41 IAC 176.215

UST Fund: 415 ILCS 5/57.9 and 35 IAC 734.600 to 734.665

Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Division of Petroleum and Chemical Safety (DPCS)

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