Governing Law and Regulations
North Dakota Department of Health (NDDH) Division of Waste Management UST Program
North Dakota Insurance Department Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund
North Dakota Fire Marshal
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. North Dakota’s underground storage tank (UST) program is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDH) has adopted the federal UST requirements as revised in 2015, including the performance standards, operation and maintenance, operator training, spill reporting, financial responsibility, and closure requirements. For more information about the federal requirements, see the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
The state has also established the North Dakota Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund, including fee requirements. In addition, North Dakota has adopted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code.
· Administration and enforcement. The NDDH administers and enforces the UST rules in North Dakota with oversight enforcement by ...