Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-449(d)-110 - UST system upgrading, abandonment and removal date

Current through August 18, 2021

(a) Petroleum UST system of which construction or installation began prior to November 1, 1985.

No owner or operator of a petroleum UST system of which construction or installation began prior to November 1, 1985, shall use or operate any component of that UST system beyond September 1, 1989, or for longer than five years beyond its life expectancy as determined in accordance with section 22a-449(d) -111 of these regulations, whichever date is later, but in no event later than December 22, 1998, unless such component is modified so as to comply with the standards for new UST systems specified in subdivisions 22a-449(d) -102 (a) (1), (2), (3), (4), and (10) of these regulations. If life expectancy has not been determined in accordance with section 22a-449(d) -111 of these regulations, such component shall not be used or operated unless such component is modified so as to comply with the standards for new UST systems specified in subdivisions 22a-449(d) -102 (a) (1), (2), (3), (4) and (10) of these regulations. Not later than December 22, 1998 all existing UST systems shall be modified to comply with standards specified in subdivision 22a-449(d) -102 (a) (5) of these regulations. If the UST system is not so modified in accordance with this subsection, it shall be removed or abandoned in accordance with the procedures specified in NFPA 30 and also as of December 22, 1988, the closure requirements in section 22a-449(d) -107 of these regulations including applicable requirements for corrective action in section 22a-449(d) -106 of the regulations.

(b) Hazardous substance UST system of which construction or installation began prior to December 22, 1988.

No owner or operator of a hazardous substance UST system of which construction or installation began prior to December 22, 1988, shall use or operate any component of that UST system beyond four years after the effective date of these regulations or for longer than five years beyond its life expectancy as determined in accordance with section 22a-449(d) -111 of these regulations, whichever is later, but in no event later than December 22, 1998, provided however, that for UST systems used for the storage of benzene that date shall not be beyond September 1, 1989, or five years beyond the life expectancy, whichever is later, unless such component is modified so as to comply with the standards for new UST systems specified in subsection 22a-449(d) -102 (a) of these regulations. The owner or operator of a hazardous UST system component for which the date of initial installation cannot be documented to the satisfaction of the commissioner and the life expectancy cannot be determined in accordance with section 22a-449(d) -111 of these regulations, shall not use or operate such component beyond four years after the effective date of these regulations unless such component is modified so as to comply with the standards for new UST systems specified in subsection 22a-449(d) -102 (a) of these regulations. If the UST system is not so modified in accordance with this subsection, it shall be removed or abandoned in accordance with the applicable procedures specified in NFPA 30 and as of December 22, 1988, the closure requirements in section 22a-449(d) -107 of these regulations including applicable requirements for corrective action in section 22a-449(d) -106 of these regulations.

(c) UST systems which comply with the standards specified in subsection 22a-449(d) -102 (a) of these regulations.

No owner or operator of an UST system which complies with the standards specified in subsection 22a-449(d) -102 (a) of these regulations shall use or operate any component of that UST system beyond its life expectancy as determined in accordance with section 22a-449(d) -111 of these regulations. Prior to the last day of the life expectancy of a facility component, the owner or operator shall remove or abandon the UST system component in accordance with the procedures specified in NFPA 30 and the closure requirements in section 22a-449(d) -107 of these regulations including applicable requirements for corrective action in section 22a-449(d) -106 of these regulations.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-449(d)-110
Effective July 28, 1994

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