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Operations, Maintenance and Inspections

General Information

UST Inspection List for 2015.  View the facilities that will be inspected this year here

General Requirements for Aboveground and Underground Storage Tanks- Find out what rules and regulations apply to your tank

Public Record Posting: 2013-2014 UST Summary Information - A summary of the UST population and activity in Vermont

Installation checklist for Tanks or Piping - For UST contractors to complete and submit if you are replacing or installing a new tank and/or piping

Operating and Maintaining Your Tank—Handbooks and forms to help you stay in compliance

Weekly Electronic Leak Detection Monitoring Log--If you have double-walled tanks/piping, you may use this form to document your weekly tank and piping electronic interstitial monitoring.

Weekly Manual Leak Detection Monitoring Log--If you have double-walled tanks/piping, you may use this form to document your weekly tank and piping manual interstitial monitoring.

Weekly Tank Leak Test Monitoring Log--If you have single-walled tanks, you may use this form to document your weekly tank leak test results.

 Operator Trainin Monthly Inspection Sample checklist-all facilities are to perform an inspection throughout the tank system and check various items and document the results. This form can be use or the A/B operator can create their own but usting this form as a guide


Tank Leak Detection Fact Sheet--Everything you need to know about properly monitoring your tanks for a leak

Leak Detection Check-Up--If you have a Veeder-Root electronic monitoring system, print this helpful reminder and post it near your machine.

Doing Inventory Control Right -VT/ EPA document

UST Operation and Maintenance Manual (ERP workbook) - A reference for the general operation and maintenance of UST system and for self-certification (Same as ERP workbook)

Notice of Alleged Violation (NOAV) Response Form (PDF) - Use this form to respond to an NOAV.

Tank Professionals and Courses—Look here to find a class, contractor or consultant

List of Contractors - For UST repairs, installation, and removal.

List of Cathodic Protection Contractors

 List of Environmental Consultants

Steel Tank Institute List of Courses-Includes Cathodic Protection Certification classes

Tank Closure and Removal Information

2010 UST Closure and Site Assessment Requirements -Guidance document for UST removal and performing site assessments. 

*An important change is contained in this new document:  complete source removal of contaminated soils by over-excavation now must be approved by someone in the Sites Management Section.   The UST Program no longer approves requests to excavate all of the contamination. 

Permanent Closure Form - Complete form on your computer, then print and sign!  Download this form and submit it to the UST Program when removing a UST.

Procedures for Reimbursement from the Petroleum Cleanup Fund

Removing Your Residential Underground Tank - What you must and should do when removing your tank.

UST Loans - Information on loans for removing, installing, and upgrading USTs







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