Indiana Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Underground storage tanks (USTs): Indiana Code (IC) 13-23-1-1 to 13-23-14-4 and regulations at 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 9-1-1 to 9-8-25

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Applicability: 329 IAC 9-1-49

Exemptions: 329 IAC 9-1-1(b)(4)

Notification: 329 IAC 9-2-2 and 329 IAC 9-3-1

Secondary containment: 329 IAC 9-2-1

Delivery prohibition: 329 IAC 9-4.5

Tank transfer: 329 IAC 9-2-2(j)

Fees: IC 13-23-12-1 to 13-23-12-6

Release reporting: 329 IAC 9-4-4

Recordkeeping: 329 IAC 9-3-1(c)

Certification: 675 IAC 12-12-1 to 12-12-7

Operator training:

General requirements: 329 IAC 9-9-3, 329 IAC 9-9-6, and 329 IAC 9-9-8

Recordkeeping and inspections: 329-IAC 9-9-7

Petroleum cleanup fund: UST Excess Liability Trust Fund (ELTF), 328 IAC 1-1-1 to 1-7-2

Financial assurance: 328 IAC 1-7-1 and 328 IAC 1-7-2

Regulatory Agencies

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality (OLQ) Compliance and Response Branch UST Section

IDEM OLQ Compliance and Response Branch Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Section

IDEM OLQ Compliance and Response Branch Excess Liability Trust Fund Section

Indiana Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Division of Fire and Building Safety (DFBS)

Local fire departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana regulates all underground storage tanks (USTs) included in the federal program. The state's UST rules follow federal requirements. However, the state requires UST registration fees and UST installer certification, and has established a fund for cleanup costs and third-party claims. The state also has its own UST notification form. Indiana has also adopted ...


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