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APPENDIX A: Delegations OSWER Directive 9360.0-16a Guidance for Conducting Federal-Lead Underground Storage Tank Corrective Actions July 25, 1988

SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT (SWDA)

8-33. Selection and Performance of Federal Corrective Actions
at Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

  1. AUTHORITY. Pursuant to Subtitle I of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA), to determine the necessity of and to select Federal corrective actions at leaking underground storage tanks containing petroleum, to enter property and to perform such corrective actions.

     

  2. TO WHOM DELEGATED. Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response and Regional Administrators.

     

  3. LIMITATIONS.

    a. Regional Administrators or their delegates may exercises this authority only for requests for obligations not exceeding $50,000, and must comply with Federal-lead UST corrective action guidance issued by the Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response (AA/OSWER).
    b. If this authority is redelegated, the Director, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, must obtain the advance concurrence of the Director, Office of Underground Storage Tanks.
  4. REDELEGATION AUTHORITY.

    a. This authority may be redelegated by the Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response to the Director, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
    b. Regional Administrators may redelegate this authority to Division Directors, who may then redelegate to On-Scene Coordinators.
  5. ADDITIONAL REFERENCES

    a. Superfund Removal directors.

    b. Section 9005 (a) of SWDA.

    c. Section 9003(h) of SWDA.

    d. UST corrective action procedures.

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