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Senate Bill 0133


Senate Bill 0133

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 133 (Updated February 28, 2012 2:48 pm - DI 84)


Underground storage tanks. Allows the solid waste management board to adopt rules and establish requirements for underground storage tanks in conformance with the delivery prohibition program under 42 U.S.C. 6991k. Provides that the commissioner of the department of environmental management (commissioner) may: (1) determine whether an underground storage tank (tank) is eligible for delivery, deposit, or acceptance of a regulated substance; and (2) issue a temporary order to enforce compliance. Allows the commissioner to enforce the delivery prohibition program if an owner or operator of an underground petroleum storage tank fails to register the tank or pay annual registration fees. Requires the commissioner to provide notice before issuing such a temporary order. Requires compliance with such an order by the new owner of an underground storage tank after ownership of the tank is transferred. Allows the commissioner to implement the delivery prohibition program prior to the adoption of rules by the board. Repeals requirements to pay certain tank fees. Exempts the implementation of the delivery prohibition program from certain administrative procedures. Provides a defense to noncompliance with such an order if the owner or operator of the underground storage tank has not been notified that the tank is ineligible. Makes a technical correction.
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