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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 580. Underground Storage Tanks: Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements
12/11/2019

9VAC25-580-240. Initial Response.

Upon confirmation of a release in accordance with 9VAC25-580-210 or after a release from the UST system is identified in any other manner, owners and operators must perform the following initial response actions within 24 hours of a release:

1. Report the release to the board (e.g., by telephone or electronic mail);

2. Take immediate action to prevent any further release of the regulated substance into the environment; and

3. Identify and mitigate fire, explosion, and vapor hazards.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15(10) and 62.1-44.34:9 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-02 § 6.2, eff. October 25, 1989.

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