Vermont Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Vermont Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Underground storage tanks (USTs): Vermont Fire Code, 10 Vermont Statutes Annotated (VSA) 1941 and regulations at Vermont Administrative Rule (VAR) 12-032-004, Sections 8-101 to 8-606

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Applicability: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-301

Registration: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-302

Permits: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-303

Change in ownership: VAR 12-032-004, Sections 8-109

Land record recording: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-304

Financial responsibility: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-305

Petroleum Cleanup Fund (PCF): 10 VSA 1941

Operator training: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-307 and VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-308

Delivery prohibition: 10 VSA 1927

Mandatory closures: 10 VSA 1927

Technical requirements: VAR 12-032-004, Sections 8-401 to 8-410 and VAR 12-032-004, Sections 8-505 to 8-507

Prohibitions: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-402

Secondary containment: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-404(c) and VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-405(f)

Spill containment and overfill prevention equipment: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-406

Marina tank systems: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-409

Release detection: VAR 12-032-004, Sections 8-505 to 8-507

Operation and maintenance:

Repairs: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-508

Spill and overfill prevention equipment: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-503 and VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-511

Cathodic protection: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-504

Release detection: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-505 and VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-507

Periodic inspections and self-certifications: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-509

Unstaffed facilities: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-510

Recordkeeping: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-502

Change in service: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-306

Closure: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-601 to 8-606

Releases: VAR 12-032-004, Section 8-103

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