Dating underground tank
The list also contains the General Permit Operating Certificate Number that authorizes the facility to deposit regulated substances, such as motor fuels, into the new or upgraded tanks.These operating certificate numbers are also important to fuel distributors, since distributors are subject to enforcement action for delivering fuel to a facility without an operating certificate.Please note that this list will change over time as new facilities are issued operating certificates and existing facilities close and are removed from the database.An Underground storage tank (UST) is, according to United States federal regulations, a storage tank, not including any underground piping connected to the tank, that has at least 10 percent of its volume underground.
USTs are regulated in the United States to prevent release of petroleum and contamination of groundwater, soil and air.
A component of a UST system is defined as any related material or equipment which, if it should fail, could cause a release, or, cause a release to go undetected or uncontained.
Work on any component of a UST system requires a state licensed UST installer.
Prior to this second approval most USTs had a life expectancy of 30 years. For underground storage tanks (USTs) subject to RSCA section 22a-22a-449(d)-101 et seq., that satisfy eligibility criteria and certain terms and conditions, this Approval extends the life expectancy of a tank to forty (40) years from the date of installation.
Prior to this approval most USTs had a life expectancy of 30 years. If you need assistance in determining if your USTs are eligible for this extension, or it is in your interest to meet and maintain the terms and conditions to maintain eligibility, it is recommended you consult with your UST equipment service provider, fuel supplier, or industry group.