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Selected Violations Of Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations Subpart B--UST Systems: Design, Construction, Installation, and Notification OSWER Directive 9610.16 Guidance On Federal Field Citation Enforcement October 6, 1993

Selected Violations of Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations
SUBPART B -- UST SYSTEMS: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, AND NOTIFICATION
§280.20 Performance standards for new UST systems
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.20(a)(1) Installation of an improperly constructed fiberglass-reinforced plastic tank $300
§280.20(a)(2) Installation of an improperly designed and constructed metal tank that fails to meet corrosion protection standards $300
§280.20(a)(2)(i) Installation of a metal tank with unsuitable dielectric coating $150
§280.20(a)(2)(ii) Installation of an improperly designed cathodic protection system for a metal tank $300
§280.20(a)(2)(iii) Improper Installation of cathodic protection system for a metal tank $150
§280.20(a)(2)(iv) Improper operation and maintenance of tank cathodic protection system $150
§280.20(a)(3) Installation of an Improperly constructed steel-fiberglass-reinforced-plastic tank $300
§280.20(b)(1) Installation of Improperly constructed fiberglass-reinforced plastic piping $300
§280.20(b)(2) Failure to provide any cathodic protection for metal piping $300
§280.20(b)(2)(i) Installation of piping with unsuitable dielectric coating $150
§280.20(b)(2)(ii) Installation of improperly designed cathodic protection for metal piping $300
§280.20(b)(2)(iii) Improper Installation of cathodic protection system for piping $150
§280.20(b)(2)(iv) Improper operation and maintenance of cathodic protection system for metal piping $150
§280.20(c) Failure to use a spill prevention system and an overfill prevention system $300
§280.20(c)(1)(i) Installation of inadequate spill prevention equipment In a new tank $150
§280.20(c)(1)(ii) Installation of inadequate overfill prevention equipment in a new tank $150
§280.20(d) Failure to install tank in accordance with accepted codes and standards $150
§280.20(d) Failure to install piping in accordance with accepted codes and standards $150
§280.20(e) Failure to provide any certification of UST installation $150
§280.21 Upgrading of existing UST systems
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.21(a) Failure to perform replacement, upgrade, or closure for existing substandard tank systems $300
§280.21(b) Failure to meet all tank upgrade standards $300
§280.21(b)(1)(i) Improper Installation of interior lining for tank upgrade requirements $150
§280.21(b)(1)(ii) Failure to meet Interior lining Inspection requirements for tank upgrade $150
§280.21(b)(2)(i) Failure to ensure that tank is structurally sound before installing cathodic protection $150
§280.21(b)(2)(ii) Failure to conduct monthly release detection monitoring for upgraded tank under 10 years of age $300
§280.21(b)(2)(iii) Failure to meet tightness test requirements for a tank upgraded with cathodic protection $150
§280.21(b)(2)(iv) Failure to meet requirements for testing for corrosion holes for a tank upgraded with cathodic protection $150
§280.21(c) Failure to Install any cathodic protection for metal piping upgrade requirements $300
§280.21(c) Failure to meet piping tightness test requirements for metal piping after upgrade with cathodic protection $150
§280.21(d) Failure to provide spill or overfill prevention system for an existing tank $300
§280.22 Notification requirements
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.22(a) or Failure to notify state or local agency within 30 days of bringing an UST system into use $300
§280.22(b) Failure to notify designated state or local agency of existing tank $300
§280.22(c) Failure to submit a separate notification form identifying all known tanks for each site where tanks are located $150
§280.22(e) Failure to certify on notification form UST system requirements of proper installation, cathodic protection, financial responsibility, and release detection $150
§280.22(f) Failure to provide installer certification of compliance with installation requirements on notification form $150
§280.22(g) Failure to inform tank purchaser of notification requirements
[ Directive 9610.16 ]

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