Regulation of above-ground oil and waste containers hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, January 26, 1988. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

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Environmental Permitting Regulations File Size: KB. Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) used for the store of petroleum products is regulated primarily under 40 CFR The regulation does not actually use the terms "aboveground storage tank." Instead the term "bulk storage container" is used and is defined as "any container used to store oil.

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ThisFile Size: 75KB. Containers and above ground tanks used to store used oil must be in good condition (no severe rusting, apparent structural defects or deterioration) and not leaking (no visible leaks). 40 CFR (b)(1),(2) Used Oil.

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The type of hazardous waste or description of the containers. The Oil Storage Regulations apply to all new installations in the UK (both domestic and commercial).

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