Aboveground Oil Storage Tanks

IntroductionAboveground Tanks

Aboveground Oil Storage Tank Program staff are responsible for administering the technical aspects of the Department's:

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) program

Requirements on Underground Piping Associated with Aboveground Motor Fuel Tanks

and

Home Heating Oil Tank Replacement Program

In addition, staff provides technical assistance to the UST program as well as general guidance to the public, UST and AST community, and other bureaus within the Department in the proper storage and handling of hazardous materials.

Staff duties include the review of SPCC plans, applications relative to the UST siting law, registering of underground piping associated with above ground motor fuel tanks, investigations of UST facility leaks and UST/SPCC technical assistance site visits.

If you are not sure of the regulatory requirements regarding your AST system, please see the - AST Regulatory Decision Tree