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Selected Violations Of Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations Subpart C--General Operating Requirements OSWER Directive 9610.16 Guidance On Federal Field Citation Enforcement October 6, 1993

Selected Violations of Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations
SUBPART C -- GENERAL OPERATING REQUIREMENTS

280.30 Spill and overfill control
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.30(a) Failure to lake necessary precautions to prevent overfill/spillage during the transfer of product $300
§280.30(b) Failure to report a spill/overfill
§280.30(b) Failure to Investigate and clean up a spill/overfill
280.31 Operation and maintenance of corrosion protection
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.31(a) Failure to operate and maintain corrosion protection system continuously $150
§280.31(b) Failure to ensure proper operation of cathodic protection system $150
§280.31(c) Failure to inspect impressed current systems every 60 days $150
§280.31(d) Failure to maintain records of cathodic protection inspections $50
280.32 Compatibility
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.32 Failure to ensure that UST system is made of or lined with materials compatible with substance stored $150
280.33 Repairs allowed
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
§280.33(a) Failure to repair UST system in accordance with accepted codes and standards $150
§280.33(b) Failure to repair fiberglass-reinforced UST in accordance with accepted codes and standards $150
§280.33(c) Failure to replace metal piping that has released product $150
§280.33(c) Failure to repair fiberglass-reinforced piping in accordance with manufacturers specifications $150
§280.33(d) Failure to ensure that repaired tank systems are tightness tested within 30 days of completion of repair $300
§280.33(e) Failure to test cathodic protection system within 6 months of repair of an UST system $150
§280.33(f) Failure to maintain records of each repair to an UST system $50
280.34 Reporting and recordkeeping
Regulatory Citation Violation Violations Appropriate for Regulatory Field Citations (Penalty Amount)
For violations of reporting and recordkeeping, see appropriate regulatory section
(e.g., reporting of releases will be under Subpart D).
§280.34(a)(1) or Failure to submit notification for UST system $300
§280.34(a)(1) Failure to submit certification of a new installation with notification form $300
§280.34(b)(1) Failure to maintain analysis of site corrosion potential if corrosion protection equipment is not used $50
§280.34(b)(2) Failure to maintain corrosion protection equipment operation documentation $50
§280.34(b)(3) Failure to maintain documentation of UST system repairs $50
§280.34(b)(4) Failure to maintain documentation of compliance with release detection requirements $50
§280.34(c)(1) or Failure to maintain records at UST site and immediately available for inspection $50
§280.34(c)(2) Failure to maintain records at a readily available alternative site $50
[ Directive 9610.16 ]

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