Or. Admin. R. 340-170-0050 - General Provisions, Underground Storage Tank Facility Reimbursement Grant

Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021

(1) The property owner, tank owner, or permittee of an UST facility may qualify to receive an UST tightness testing and soil assessment reimbursement grant at any facility location.
(2) A facility location may not receive more than one reimbursement grant.
(3) The reimbursement grant shall not exceed the lesser of 50 percent of the costs for UST tightness testing and soil assessment or $3,000 at any facility location.
(4) The reimbursement grant is limited to investigating underground storage tank systems located at a facility:
(a) Where tanks contain motor fuel;
(b) Are regulated by OAR Chapter 340, Division 150;
(c) Where UST tightness testing is performed in accordance with OAR 340-160-0005 through 340-160-0150;
(d) Where UST tightness testing is performed in accordance with these rules;
(e) Where soil assessment is performed in accordance with OAR Chapter 340, Division 122 and these rules;
(f) Where soil assessment is performed under the direction or supervision of a registered professional engineer, registered geologist, or a certified professional soil scientist (a soil scientist with certification and inclusion in the American Registry of Certified Professionals in Agronomy, Crops, and Soils, Ltd. (ARCPACS));
(g) Where soil assessment and/or UST tightness testing is performed after September 1, 1989 and before October 1, 1991; and
(h) Where regulated underground storage tanks have a valid UST permit.

NOTE:The Department will not approve a grant where tanks are being permanently decommissioned, removed or filled in place. The legislature intended for the grants to assist operating motor fuel facilities attempting to comply with Federal/State underground storage tank regulations.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 340-170-0050
DEQ 21-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-18-89; DEQ 12-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-13-90; DEQ 29-1991(Temp), f. 12-18-91, cert. ef. 12-20-91; DEQ 14-1992, f. & cert. ef. 6-11-92

Stat. Auth.: ORS 466.706 -ORS 466.895 &ORS 466.995

Stats. Implemented: OL 1989, Ch. 1071

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