Published on November 6, 2007
ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANKS: ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANKS Wyoming Storage Tank Program Slide2: THE PROBLEM: SUBSTANDARD ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANKS No Secondary Containment No Corrosion Protection Emergency Venting? No Leak Detection Underground Connected Lines No Vehicle Impact Protection No Site Security Present AST Regulations: Present AST Regulations All Oil Tanks- SPCC Program over 1320 gallons Major Facility Plan over 1,000,000 gallons OSHA DOT Pipeline Breakout Tanks DEQ - Tanks used by FUEL DEALERS to dispense GASOLINE AND DIESEL EPCRA - Reporting Requirements Wyoming State Fire Marshal for flammable liquids. HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES No Federal or State Agency regulates AST’s containing Hazardous Substances. SPCC REQUIREMENTS: SPCC REQUIREMENTS Secondary Containment Written SPCC Plan Corrosion Prevention Plan Site Security Runoff Control Vehicle Impact Protection Periodic Integrity Testing DOT REQUIREMENTS: DOT REQUIREMENTS Pipeline Breakout Tanks API 650 installation API 653 inspections Corrosion Prevention Plan OSHA REQUIREMENTS: OSHA REQUIREMENTS Similar to SPCC Rules FIRE CODE REQUIREMENTS: FIRE CODE REQUIREMENTS Secondary Containment Fire Valves No combustible materials inside secondary containment NFPA-30 Protected Tanks Inventory Control WYOMING DEQ: WYOMING DEQ FUEL DEALER Service Stations Convenience Stores Fixed Base Operators Snow Machines, Marinas, etc. DISPENSING GASOLINE OR DIESEL Jet Fuel is defined as gasoline DEQ PROGRAM: DEQ PROGRAM Present Obligations Pay a $200 per tank per year fee over 5000 gallons Pay a $50 per tank per year fee under 5000 gallons Register annually Present Benefits $1,000,000 Liability Protection Full cleanup of all releases with no deductible, no maximum coverage Slide11: The State of Wyoming will ultimately pay to clean up this mess.