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Chapter 173-360 WAC

Last Update: 8/8/12

UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK REGULATIONS

WAC Sections

PART I
PROGRAM SCOPE, ADMINISTRATION, AND ENFORCEMENT
Purpose and authority.
Intergovernmental agreements.
Applicability, exemptions, and deferrals.
Definitions.
Tank permits and delivery of regulated substances.
Investigation and access.
Compliance monitoring.
Enforcement.
Delivery prohibition.
Penalties.
Public participation and information sharing.
Annual tank fees.
PART II
NOTIFICATION, REPORTING, AND RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS
Notification requirements.
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.
PART III
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OPERATING AND CLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Performance standards for deferred UST systems.
Performance standards for new UST systems.
Upgrading requirements for existing UST systems.
Spill and overfill control requirements.
Operation and maintenance of corrosion protection.
Compatibility.
Repairs of UST systems.
Release detection compliance schedule.
Release detection for petroleum UST systems.
Release detection for hazardous substance UST systems.
Methods of release detection for tanks.
Methods of release detection for piping.
Release detection recordkeeping.
Reporting of suspected releases.
Investigation due to offsite impacts.
Release investigation and confirmation steps.
Reporting of confirmed releases.
Cleanup and reporting of spills and overfills.
Temporary closure of UST systems.
Permanent closure and change-in-service.
Site assessment at closure or change-in-service.
Applicability to previously closed UST systems.
Closure records.
Corrective action requirements.
PART IV
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicability.
Compliance dates.
Amount and scope of required financial responsibility.
Allowable mechanisms and combinations of mechanisms.
Financial test of self-insurance.
Guarantee.
Insurance and risk retention group coverage.
Surety bond.
Letter of credit.
Trust fund.
Standby trust fund.
Substitution of financial assurance mechanisms by owner or operator.
Cancellation or nonrenewal by a provider of financial assurance.
Reporting by owner or operator.
Recordkeeping.
Drawing on financial assurance mechanisms.
Release from the requirements.
Bankruptcy or other incapacity of owner or operator.
Replenishment of guarantees, letters of credit, or surety bonds.
Suspension of enforcement.
Appendix A—Letter from chief financial officer.
Appendix B—Guarantee.
Appendix C—Endorsement.
Appendix D—Certificate of insurance.
Appendix E—Performance bond.
Appendix F—Irrevocable standby letter of credit.
Appendix G—Trust agreement.
Appendix H—Certification of acknowledgment.
Appendix I—Certification of financial responsibility.
Appendix J—Certification of valid claim.
PART V
LOCAL PROGRAMS
Local delegation of underground storage tank programs.
Environmentally sensitive areas.
Physical criteria for environmentally sensitive areas.
Application for designation of environmentally sensitive area and approval of local regulations.
PART VI
REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK SERVICE PROVIDERS AND SERVICE SUPERVISORS
Purpose of Part VI.
Scope.
Types of certifications.
Responsibilities of certified UST supervisors.
Penalties.
PART VII
OPERATOR TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Purpose and applicability.
Designation of operators.
Timing of operator training.
Training requirements for operators.
Retraining requirements for Class A and Class B operators.
Operation and maintenance plans.
Emergency response requirements.
Documentation and recordkeeping.
PART VIII
SECONDARY AND UNDER-DISPENSER CONTAINMENT REQUIREMENTS
Purpose and applicability.
Secondary containment of tanks.
Secondary containment of piping.
Under-dispenser containment.