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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 640. Aboveground Storage Tank and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements
8/11/2020

9VAC25-640-115. Certificate of Deposit.

A. An operator may satisfy the requirements of 9VAC25-640-50, wholly or in part, by assigning all rights, title, and interest of a certificate of deposit to the State Water Control Board, Commonwealth of Virginia. The operator shall maintain the certificate of deposit until the requirements of 9VAC25-640-190 are met. The original assignment and the certificate of deposit, if applicable, must be submitted to the board to prove that the certificate of deposit has been obtained and meets the requirements of this section. A copy of the certificate of deposit shall be maintained at the aboveground storage tank site or the operator's place of work located in Virginia. The issuing institution shall be a bank or other financial institution whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and whose operations are regulated and examined by the Commonwealth of Virginia, by a federal agency, or by an agency of another state.

B. The operator shall be entitled to demand, receive, and recover the interest and income from the certificate of deposit as it becomes due and payable as long as the market value of the certificate of deposit plus any other mechanisms used continue to at least equal the amount of financial responsibility the operator is required to demonstrate.

C. In the event of failure of the operator to comply with the requirements of 9VAC25-640-150, the board shall cash the certificate of deposit.

D. Payments made under the terms of the certificate of deposit will be deposited by the issuing institution directly into the Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund. Payments from the fund shall be approved by the board.

E. The wording of the assignment shall be identical to the wording specified in Appendix X.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.34:16 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 29, Issue 26, eff. October 10, 2013.

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