Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulations (BUSTR)
Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board (Board) Petroleum Financial Assurance Fund
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Although Ohio has not received federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of its underground storage tank (UST) program, the state UST rules generally follow the federal regulations as revised in 2015, and incorporate the federal requirements for design, construction, and installation; operation and maintenance; financial responsibility; and operator training. In addition, the state has ...