Alabama Underground Storage Tank And Wellhead Protection Act (Alabama)

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Place Alabama


   
Applies to States or Provinces Alabama
Name Alabama Underground Storage Tank And Wellhead Protection Act (Alabama)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Energy Storage, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Tidal Energy
Active Policy Yes

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Program Administrator Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Primary Website http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/codeofalabama/1975/125823.htm



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.adem.state.al.us/programs/water/ustcompliance.cnt


Summary

The department, acting through the commission, is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations governing underground storage tanks and is authorized to seek the approval of the United States Environmental Protection Agency to operate the state underground storage tank program in lieu of the federal program. In addition to specific authorities provided by this chapter, the department is authorized, acting through the commission, to adopt any rules or regulations that are mandatory requirements for approval of the State Underground Storage Tank Regulatory Program by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Adoption of rules and regulations governing underground storage tanks shall not occur prior to adoption by the United States Environmental Protection Agency of regulations establishing the federal program. To provide revenue for regulation, the department shall, beginning October 1, 1988, collect a tank regulation fee of not less than $15.00 and not more than $30.00 per regulated tank per year. This fee shall be collected in lieu of a permit or certification fee




      
     
     


















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