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Underground Storage Tank Section Rules and Regulations

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State Laws
SL 2002-90 (HB 1575) - Clarify LUST Land-use Restriction/Deed Record
SL 2001-442 (HB 1063) - Pay for Performance/LUST Cleanups
SL 2003-352, Section 10 (HB 897) - Prioritization of Remediation Work Bill
    SL 2003-352, Section 10 (House Bill 897) Memo on Prioritization of Remediation Work
SL 2004-124 (HB  1414) - Modify Appropriations for Trust Fund Solvency

NC General Statutes pertaining to USTs
NCGS 143-215.85A
NCGS 143-215.94A through Y
NCGS 143-215.94NN through TT

Other NC General Statutes used by the UST Section
NCGS Article 21, 143-215.1-6
NCGS 143-215.85

NC Administrative Rules
15A NCAC 2L "Classification and Water Quality Standards"
15A NCAC 2N "Criteria and Standards applicable to USTs"
      February 1, 2010 Amendments to 15A NCAC 2N .0901 and .0903
      2011 Amendments to 15A NCAC 2N SL 2011-394 Section 11.4 - 11.8
      2013 Amendments to 15A NCAC 2N SL 2013-413 Section 36
15A NCAC 2O "Financial Responsibility Requirements for Owners and Operators of USTs"
15A NCAC 2P "Rules for the Administration of the Leaking Petroleum UST Fund"
15A NCAC 2T "Waste not Discharged to Surface Waters"

15A NCAC 2B "SUBCHAPTER 2B - SURFACE WATER AND WETLAND STANDARDS"
NC and EPA Criteria Table (PDF) (16 Aug 2012 Revisions)
   Contact DWQ if you have any questions concerning the updated table.
       Connie Brower, connie.brower@ncdenr.gov, (919) 807-6416
       Nikki Schimizzi, nikki.schimizzi@ncdenr.gov, (919) 807-6413

US EPA Federal Regulations
TITLE 40--Protection of Environment
CHAPTER I--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
SUBCHAPTER I--SOLID WASTES
PART 280--TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND CORRECTIVE ACTION REQUIREMENTS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS (UST)

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