Or. Admin. R. 340-150-0001 - Purpose and Scope

(1) The purpose of these rules is:
(a) To provide for the regulation of underground storage tanks (USTs) to protect the public health, safety, welfare and the environment from the potential harmful effects of spills and releases from underground tanks used to store regulated substances;
(b) To prevent releases due to structural failure, system leaks, corrosion, spills and overfills for as long as an UST system is used to store regulated substances;
(c) To promote the proper operation and maintenance of UST systems through training of UST facility personnel and expedited enforcement of violations; and
(d) To obtain state program approval to manage underground storage tanks in Oregon in lieu of the federal program, as required by ORS 466.720.


Or. Admin. R. 340-150-0001
DEQ 20-1990, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-90; DEQ 26-1990, f. & cert. ef. 7-6-90; DEQ 15-1991, f. & cert. ef. 8-14-91; DEQ 24-1998, f. & cert. ef. 11-2-98; DEQ 6-2003, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-03; DEQ 13-2019, amend filed 05/16/2019, effective 5/16/2019

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 465.200-455, 466.706-835, 466.994 & 466.995

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 465.205, 465.400, 466.715, 466.720 & 466.746

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