Governing Law and Regulations
Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act, 9 Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115C
Storage tanks: 9 MSA 116.46 to 116.50
Applicability: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7150.0010 and MR 7150.0030
Exemptions: MR 7150.0010
Generator tanks: MR 7150.0010, Subpart 4
Heating oil tanks: MR 7150.0010, Subpart 5
Notification: MR 7150.0090
Certification: MR 7150.0090
Training: MR 7105.0010 to 7105.0130
Construction, design, and installation:
Installation: MR 7150.0100, Subpart 7
Spill and overfill protection: MR 7150.0100, Subpart 11
Drop tubes: MR 7150.0100, Subpart 14
Delivery prohibition: MSA 115.071
Secondary containment: MR 7150.0205, Subpart 1
Dispensers: MR 7150.0205, Subpart 7
Leak detection: MR 7150.0300
Cathodic protection: MR 7150.0215
Internal lining inspections: MR 7150.0205
Operator training: MR 7150.0211
Closure: MR 7150.0400 and MR 7150.0410
Petrofund regulations: MR 2890.0010 to 2890.0130
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Storage Tank Compliance and Assistance Program
Minnesota Department of Commerce Petroleum Release Compensation Board
Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division
Local municipal boards and commissions
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota received underground storage tank (UST) program approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2002. Subtitle I of RCRA allows state UST programs approved by EPA to operate in lieu of the federal program. Minnesota has more stringent regulations than the federal requirements.
Minnesota has additional rules for notification and installer certification, and ...