Montana Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Montana Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Montana Underground Storage Tank (UST) Act, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 75-11-501 to 75-11-526 and regulations at Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.56.101 to 17.56.1260

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Montana UST Installer Licensing and Permitting Act, MCA 75-11-201 to 75-11-232

Petroleum storage tank cleanup: MCA 75-11-301 to 75-11-321

Applicability: ARM 17.56.102

Notification: ARM 17.56.902 and ARM 17.56.903

Registration Fees: ARM 17.56.1001


Installation and closure permits: ARM 17.56.1301 to 17.56.1309

Operating permits: ARM 17.56.308

Design and performance standards:

Secondary containment: ARM 17.56.204

Piping: ARM 17.56.203

Antisiphon requirements: ARM 17.56.205


Installation and closure inspections: ARM 17.56.1308 and ARM 17.56.1309

Compliance inspections ARM 17.56.309

Professional licensing: ARM 17.56.1401 to 17.56.1426

License categories: ARM 17.56.1403

License applications: ARM 17.56.1403 and ARM 17.56.1404

License examination: ARM 17.56.1405

License renewal: ARM 17.56.1407

Continuing education: ARM 17.56.1407 and ARM 17.56.1408

Fees: ARM 17.56.1404

Licensee recordkeeping: ARM 17.56.1410

Operator training: ARM 17.56.1501 to 17.56.1505

Montana Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund (Petrofund): ARM 17.58.101 to 17.58.344

Eligibility determination: ARM 17.58.325

Voluntary registration: ARM 17.58.323

Reimbursement: ARM 17.58.334

Financial responsibility: ARM 17.56.805 and ARM 17.56.815

Regulatory Agency

Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Management and Remediation Division Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau UST Program Section

DEQ Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board (Board)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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