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Subpart G--Out-of-Service UST Systems and Closure: Appendix A Matrix Values for Selected Violations of Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations OSWER Directive 9610.12 U.S. EPA Penalty Guidance For Violations of UST Regulations

Matrix Values for Selected Violations of
Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations
SUBPART G OUT-OF-SERVICE UST SYSTEMS AND CLOSURE
NOTE: This list of selected violations is NOT intended to be exhaustive
and, therefore, may not include all possible violations

280.72 Assessing the site at closure or change-in-service
Regulatory
Citation
Violation Unit
Assess-
ment1
Deviation
from
Requirement
Potential
for Harm
Matrix
Value
§280.72(a) Failure to measure (if required) for the presence of a release before a permanent closure (T/F) Major Major $1500
§280.72(b) If contaminated soil, contaminated ground water, or free product is discovered, failure to begin corrective action (T/F) Major Major $1500
280.74 Closure records
§280.74 Failure to maintain closure records for at least 3 years (F) Major Major $1500
§280.74 Failure to maintain change-in-service records for at least 3 years (F) Major Major $1500

1Unit assessment refers to whether the penalty should be applied per tank (T) or facility (F). Where the violation applies to piping (P), the assessment will depend on whether the piping is associated with one tank or more than one tank.


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