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26.10.08.00.htm 26.10.08.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 10 OIL POLLUTION AND TANK MANAGEMENT Chapter 08 Release Reporting, Investigation, and Confirmation Authority: Environment Article, §4-401, 4-402, 4-405, 4-407, 4-408, 4-410, 4-411, 4-411.1, 4-417, and 7-201 et seq. Annotated Code of Maryland
26.10.08.01.htm 26.10.08.01. 01 Reporting of Suspected Releases.. A. If a storage system fails a test for tightness, is otherwise determined to be leaking, or there exists evidence of a discharge, the person conducting the test, the owner, and the operator of the storage system shall notify the Department within 2 hours. Two consecutive inconclusive tests are considered a failure and shall be reported as required in this chapter.B. Circumstances evidencing a discharge that require reporting under §A of
26.10.08.02.htm 26.10.08.02. 02 Investigation of Off-Site Impacts.. Owners, operators, and other responsible parties of UST systems shall follow the procedures in Regulation .03 of this chapter to determine if the UST system is the source of off-site impacts. These impacts include the discovery of regulated substances, such as the presence of free product or vapors in soils, basements, sewer and utility lines, and waters of the State.
26.10.08.03.htm 26.10.08.03. 03 Release Investigation and Confirmation Steps.. A. Unless corrective action is initiated in accordance with COMAR 26.10.09, owners, operators, and other responsible parties shall immediately investigate all suspected releases of regulated substances requiring reporting under Regulation .01 of this chapter within 48 hours or another time period specified by the Department, and shall comply with §B and C of this regulation unless otherwise directed by the Department.
26.10.08.04.htm 26.10.08.04. 04 Reporting and Cleanup of Spills and Overfills of a Regulated Substance.. A. Owners, operators, and other responsible parties shall:. 1) Contain and immediately clean up a spill or overfill of a regulated substance and begin corrective action in accordance with COMAR 26.10.09; and2) Report to the Department any release of oil within 2 hours.. B. A release of hazardous substance equal to or in excess of its reportable quantity as required in 40 CFR Chapter I, Part 30
26.10.08.9999.htm 26.10.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 4, 1991 (18:2 Md. R. 151). Chapter revised effective November 4, 1996 (23:22 Md. R. 1498). Regulation .03C amended effective February 18, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 224) January 16, 2006 (33:1 Md. R. 40)
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