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26.10.10.00.htm 26.10.10.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 10 OIL POLLUTION AND TANK MANAGEMENT Chapter 10 Out-of-Service UST Systems and Closure Authority: Environment Article, 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
26.10.10.01.htm 26.10.10.01. 01 Temporary Closure.. A. When an UST system is temporarily closed, owners and operators shall continue operation and maintenance of corrosion protection in accordance with COMAR 26.10.04.02, and any release detection method in accordance with COMAR 26.10.05. COMAR 26.10.08 and 26.10.09 shall be complied with if a release is suspected or confirmed. However, release detection is not required as long as the UST system is empty. The UST system is empty when all materials
26.10.10.02.htm 26.10.10.02. 02 Permanent Closure and Changes-in-Service.. A. At least 30 days before beginning either permanent closure or a change-in-service under B and C of this regulation, or within another reasonable time period determined by the Department, owners, and operators shall notify the Department in writing of their intent to permanently close or make the change-in-service, unless this action is in response to corrective action. Owners and operators shall confirm the planned clo
26.10.10.03.htm 26.10.10.03. 03 Assessing the Site at Closure or Change-in-Service.. A. Before permanent closure or a change-in-service is completed:. 1) Owners and operators shall determine if there is evidence of a release where contamination would most likely be present at the UST site;2) In selecting sample types, sample locations, and measurement methods, owners and operators shall consider:a) The method of closure,. b) The nature of the stored substance,. c) The type of backfill,.
26.10.10.04.htm 26.10.10.04. 04 Applicability to Previously Closed UST Systems.. When directed by the Department, the owner and operator of an UST system permanently closed before December 22, 1988, shall assess the closure site and close the UST system in accordance with Regulation .03 of this chapter if the UST system or releases from the UST may, in the judgment of the Department, pose a current or potential threat to human health or the environment.
26.10.10.05.htm 26.10.10.05. 05 Closure Records.. A. Owners and operators shall maintain records in accordance with COMAR 26.10.04.05 that demonstrate compliance with closure requirements under this chapter.B. The results of the assessment required in Regulation .03 of this chapter shall be maintained for at least 5 years after completion of permanent closure or change-in-service in one of the following ways:1) By the owners and operators who took the UST system out of service;.
26.10.10.9999.htm 26.10.10.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 4, 1991 (18:2 Md. R. 151). Chapter revised effective November 4, 1996 (23:22 Md. R. 1498). Regulation .01D amended effective June 29, 1998 (25:13 Md. R. 997). Regulation .02F amended effective June 29, 1998 (25:13 Md. R. 997).
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