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Underground Storage Tanks: Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements [9 VAC 25 ‑ 580]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes design, construction, installation and general operating requirements for underground storage tanks. Establishes notification, release reporting, investigation, response and corrective action requirements when leaks occur and addresses tank closures and out of service tanks.
State Authority Sections (62-1.44.15 )10 , :62.1-44.44.34 8-9 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Resources Conservation and Recovery Act, Subtitle I

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 280 and 281
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish procedures and requirements for design, construction, installation and general operation to ensure a minimum number of future tank leaks will affect human health and the environment.

To establish procedures and requirements for release reporting, investigation and response and corrective action to provide for efficient cleanups when leaks occur.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Russell P. Ellison 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: russell.ellison@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4269    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments required by changes made to the federal UST regulation, 40CFR280
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 1/1/2018.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Incorporation of Requirements of Federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/15/2010.
Amendment to the UST Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/24/2004.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment Regarding Operator Training for Owners and Operators -