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Heating Oil Tanks
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Heating Oil Tanks
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Frequently Asked Questions: Decommissioning, Cleanup Costs and Service Providers
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Underground Storage Tanks
Underground Storage Tank Program
Downloadable Tank Facilities Lists
Onsite Wastewater Management (Septic Systems)
UST Decommissioning and Change in Service
UST Service Provider and Supervisor Program
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
Leaking Underground Storage Tank Program
Downloadable UST Cleanup Site List
Online Petroleum Release Reporting
Leaking UST Cleanup Site Database
Leaking UST Cleanup Site Database Search Instructions
Agency Home Page Feature Box 1
The Heating Oil Tank Program handles issues related to:
Tanks storing fuel oil (typically Number 1 and 2 diesel oil) to heat buildings for human habitation.
Requirements for the voluntary decommissioning of heating oil tanks.
Reporting releases from heating oil tanks and the cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination.
Rules for contractors working on heating oil tanks and the cleanup of soil contamination.
Agency Home Page Feature Box 2
The UST Program handles issues related to:
Tanks storing gasoline, ethanol, diesel, biodiesel and listed hazardous substances.
Tanks greater than 110 gallons in size (greater than 1,100 gallons in size if residential or farm use).
Tanks in use after 1974.
Rules governing installation, removal and modification of UST systems.
Reporting releases from USTs and the cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination.
Rules for contractors working on USTs and the cleanup of soil contamination.
The same universe of USTs as the Federal underground storage tank program (RCRA Subtitle I Tank Program).
Agency Home Page Feature Box 3
The Leaking UST Program handles issues related to:
Cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination from spills and releases from regulated underground storage tanks.
Contractors working on cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination at Leaking UST sites.
Enforcement of State and Federal Leaking UST rules.