Pennsylvania Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs):

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Corrective action rules: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 264a.1(a)

Additional groundwater monitoring requirements: 25 Pa. Code 264a.97

Underground storage tanks (USTs) and aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): Corrective action rules for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.301 to 245.314

Investigations for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.1 and 25 Pa. Code 245.304

Reporting for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.305

Interim remedial actions for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.306 to 245.308

Site characterization for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.309 and 25 Pa. Code 245.310

The remedial action plan for USTs and ASTs: 25 Pa. Code 245.311 and 25 Pa. Code 245.313

Standards for nonreportable releases: 25 Pa. Code 245.305(b) and 25 Pa. Code 245.1

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Waste Management Division of Hazardous Waste Management Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action Program

DEP Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Waste Management Division of Storage Tanks

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania has adopted by reference the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste management units, including those for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles, including the federal provision that allows placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste ...


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