Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section
Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) Petroleum Storage Tank Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has adopted by reference the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and the federal rules (revised in 2002) for CAMUs, TUs, and staging piles. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review these rules.
Oklahoma bases its UST RBCA rules on the federal requirements, but adds a few more stringent provisions.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the corrective action rules in Oklahoma for TSDFs. Corrective action requirements for USTs are administered and enforced by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.
RBCA FOR USTS
OAC 165:29-3-71 to 165:29-3-83
RBCA was originally designed by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) to address sites contaminated by petroleum from USTs. RBCA is now used to address all types of contamination, including ...