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 and regulations at 41 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 174 to 177

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Petroleum Equipment Contractors Licensing Act, 225 ILCS 729

Gasoline Storage Act, 430 ILCS 15/6.1

Leaking underground storage tank (LUST) program: Illinois Environmental Protection Act, 415 ILCS 5/57.1 to 5/57.19

Applicability: 35 IAC 731.110 to 731.112 and 41 IAC 174.100

Registration and notification: 41 IAC 176.440

UST permitting: 41 IAC 175.300

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

Spill protection and overfill prevention equipment: 41 IAC 175.405

Containment sumps: 41 IAC 175.410

Compatibility: 41 IAC 175.415

Piping: 41 IAC 175.420

Release detection: 41 IAC 175.600 to 175.650

Closure: 41 IAC 175.800 to 175.840

Professional licensing and certification: 41 IAC 172

Fees: 41 IAC 172.70 and 41 IAC 175.300

Operator training: 41 IAC 176.600 to 176.660

Walk-through inspections: 41 IAC 176.655(b)

Releases: 35 IAC 731.160 to 731.167 and 41 IAC 176.300 to 176.320

Corrective action: 35 IAC 742

Compliance certification: 41 IAC 177

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

UST Fund: 415 ILCS 5/57.9 and 35 IAC 734.600 to 734.Appendix E

Regulatory Agencies

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

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Program

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)

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