Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Remediation and Redevelopment Program
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Division of Consumer Protection Bureau of Weights & Measures
Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin has not received underground storage tank (UST) state program approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); therefore, both federal and state rules apply, depending on which requirements are more stringent. Although the state has adopted many of the federal UST requirements, the state regulates more tank systems, has its own registration and permit rules, requires certification of UST installers, and defines "immediate" spill notices.
Wisconsin has also adopted the federal ...