15A NCAC 02N .0302       UPGRADING OF EXISTING UST SYSTEMS AFTER DECEMBER 22, 1998 AND BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2007

(a)  The regulations governing "Upgrading of existing UST systems" set forth in 40 CFR 280.21 (Subpart B) are hereby incorporated by reference, except that:

(1)           existing UST systems located within the areas described in Rule .0301(b) and (d) of this Section shall be upgraded in accordance with the provisions of 40 CFR 280.21(b) through (d) and shall be provided with secondary containment as described in 40 CFR 280.42(a) through (d). An UST system upgraded shall not be located nearer to a source of drinking water supply than its location prior to being upgraded; and

(2)           40 CFR 280.21 Note to paragraph b(1)(ii)(C) shall not be incorporated by reference.

(b)  Owners and operators shall submit notice of the upgrading of any UST system conducted in accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 280.21 to the Division, within 30 days following completion of the upgrading activity. The notice shall include form "UST-8 Notification of Activities Involving Underground Storage Tank Systems," which is set forth in Rule .0303(1)(b) of this Section.

(c)  UST systems upgraded in accordance with 40 CFR 280.21 prior to January 1, 1991, are in compliance with this Rule.

(d)  An UST system or UST system component installation completed on or after November 1, 2007, to upgrade or replace an UST system or UST system component described in Paragraph (a) of this Rule shall meet the performance standards of Section .0900 of this Subchapter.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(15); 143B‑282(a)(2)(h); 150B‑21.6;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2017; November 1, 2007.