40 CFR 63.7897 - What are my inspection and monitoring requirements for tanks?

§ 63.7897 What are my inspection and monitoring requirements for tanks?

(a) You must visually inspect each of your tanks using Tank Level 1 controls for defects at least annually according to the requirements in § 63.906(a).

(b) You must inspect and monitor each of your tanks using Tank Level 2 controls according to the requirements in paragraphs (b)(1) through (5), as applicable to your tanks.

(1) If you use a fixed roof with an internal floating roof according to § 63.7895(d)(1), you must visually inspect the fixed roof and internal floating roof according to the requirements in § 63.1063(d)(1) and (2).

(2) If you use an external floating roof according to § 63.7895(d)(2), you must visually inspect the external floating roof according to the requirements in § 63.1063(d)(1) and inspect the seals according to the requirements in § 63.1063(d)(2) and (3).

(3) If you use a fixed roof vented to a control device according to § 63.7895(d)(3), you must meet requirements in paragraphs (b)(3)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) You must visually inspect the fixed roof and closure devices for defects according to the requirements in § 63.695(b)(3).

(ii) You must monitor and inspect the closed vent system and control device according to the requirements in § 63.7927 that apply to you.

(4) If you use a pressure tank according to § 63.7895(d)(4), you must visually inspect the tank and its closure devices for defects at least annually to ensure they are operating according to the design requirements in § 63.685(h).

(5) If you use a permanent total enclosure vented to an enclosed combustion device according to § 63.7895(d)(5), you must meet requirements in paragraphs (b)(5)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) You must perform the verification procedure for the permanent total enclosure at least annually according to the requirements in § 63.685(i).

(ii) You must monitor and inspect the closed vent system and control device according to the requirements in § 63.7927 that apply to you.

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 63 after this date.

  • 2017-05-11; vol. 82 # 90 - Thursday, May 11, 2017
    1. 82 FR 21927 - Delegation of New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the States of Arizona and Nevada
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Direct final rule.
      This rule is effective on July 10, 2017 without further notice, unless EPA receives adverse comments by June 12, 2017. If we receive such comments, we will publish a timely withdrawal in the Federal Register to notify the public that this direct final rule will not take effect.
      40 CFR Parts 60, 61 and 63

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