Underground Storage Tank Requirements (UST)

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Training Time: 45 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop, Tablet, Phone

Based on: 40 CFR Part 280

Languages: English

Any tank, and associated underground piping, with at least 10% of its volume underground is considered an underground storage tank (UST). Until the 1980s, most USTs were made of bare steel, which easily corroded. This allowed the tank contents to leak into the environment and contaminate soil and groundwater. So, beginning in 1984, Congress passed a series of laws to address leaking underground storage tanks that contain petroleum or other hazardous substances. The federal UST program sets minimum operating requirements and technical standards for tank design and installation, spill and overfill control, leak detection and response, and corrective actions. This course will summarize underground storage tank regulations.

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of underground storage tank regulations
  • Identify a regulated underground storage tank
  • Describe the underground storage tank requirements
  • Identify the agency that enforces the regulations
  • Describe the purpose and function of common underground storage tank components
  • Describe methods to prevent leaks, spills, and overfills
  • Describe how to respond to a release
  • Describe corrosion protection methods
  • Identify the three underground storage tank operator classes and describe their responsibilities

The following key questions are answered in this module:

What are the goals of UST regulations?
UST regulations are meant to prevent releases, detect a release if it does occur, and correct all issues caused by a release.

How are releases prevented?
USTs must be installed correctly and protected against corrosion. Many releases occur during fuel deliveries, so there must be safeguards and procedures for filling a tank.

Is secondary containment required?
Yes, all new underground storage tanks must be double-walled.

How often should a UST system be inspected?
Monthly inspections of spill prevention and release detection equipment must be performed. (For tanks that go longer than 30 days between deliveries, it is acceptable to perform an inspection prior to each delivery).

What is the difference between Class A, Class B, and Class C operators?
Class A operators are primarily responsible for operating and maintaining a UST, Class B operators are responsible for implementing UST regulations, and Class C operators include anyone that would respond to any UST problems.

Below is a transcript of the video sample provided for this module:

Any tank, and associated underground piping, with at least 10% of its volume underground is considered an underground storage tank (UST). Until the 1980s, most USTs were made of bare steel, which easily corroded. This allowed the tank contents to leak into the environment and contaminate soil and groundwater. So, beginning in 1984, Congress passed a series of laws to address leaking underground storage tanks that contain petroleum or other hazardous substances. The federal UST program sets minimum operating requirements and technical standards for tank design and installation, spill and overfill control, leak detection and response, and corrective actions. This module will summarize the underground storage tank regulations. Refer to the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR Part 280) for a complete description.

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