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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

9VAC25-580-80. Spill and overfill control.

A. Owners and operators must ensure that releases due to spilling or overfilling do not occur. The owner and operator must ensure that the volume available in the tank is greater than the volume of product to be transferred to the tank before the transfer is made and that the transfer operation is monitored constantly to prevent overfilling and spilling.

NOTE: The transfer procedures described in National Fire Protection Association Standard 385 Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids or American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 1007, Loading and Unloading of MC 306/DOT 406 Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles may be used to comply with this subsection. Further guidance on spill and overfill prevention appears in American Petroleum Institute, Recommended Practice 1621, Bulk Liquid Stock Control at Retail Outlets.

B. The owner and operator must report, investigate, and clean up any spills and overfills in accordance with 9VAC25-580-220.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.34:9 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 6901 et seq.; 40 CFR Parts 280 and 281.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-02 § 3.1, eff. October 25, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 1, eff. January 1, 2018.

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