Completed Forms must be maintained at the facility or at the business office, if kept off site they shall be made available at the facility or another agreed upon location upon five business days notice by a department or county inspector.
General Guidance (FAQs): Guidance webpage for storage tanks financial responsibility includes answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Remember, both “taking corrective action and compensating third parties for bodily injury and property damage” must be covered, as well as both “sudden and non-sudden discharges”.
Accidental discharge means any sudden or non-sudden discharge of petroleum arising from operating an underground storage tank that results in a need for corrective action and/or compensation for bodily injury or property damage neither expected nor intended by the tank owner or operator.
List Of Insurance Providers For UST Financial Responsibility Requirements. EPA compiled this list of insurance providers based on information they received from them. UST owners and operators may find that these providers can help you obtain UST insurance that fulfills your financial responsibility obligation. There is other useful information on this page about FA and insurance. Although this is compiled for UST facility needs, it is useful for AST facilities as well.
Provider Companies This list of provider companies consists of companies providing financial assurance for solid waste facilities, and includes several companies offering standby trust fund agreements. It may be useful to storage tank owners or operators.
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