§ 245.603. General storage tank facility requirements.

 (a)  The owner and operator of a storage tank facility with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 21,000 gallons shall develop and adhere to a Spill Prevention Response Plan (Plan) which addresses the requirements in sections 901—904 of the act (35 P.S. § §  6021.901—6021.904). Plan revisions or any addendum to the initial Plan shall be submitted to the Department in writing or electronically within 180 days of any occurrences as described in section 901(b) of the act. A current copy of the Plan shall be readily available at the storage tank facility at all times.

 (b)  The owner and operator of a storage tank facility are responsible to assure that appropriate security measures and procedures based on the facility location are established and implemented to protect the environment and the public. These security measures may include, but are not limited to, fencing, lighting, access control, locked entrances and securing of valves, drains and dispensers.

 (c)  The owner and operator of a storage tank facility with an aggregate aboveground storage capacity greater than 21,000 gallons shall maintain a written or electronic log. At a minimum, each log entry must identify the name of the individual performing tank handling and inspection activities, the individual’s signature or equivalent verification of presence onsite, the company name, the date of work, start and end times, and a brief description of work performed, including tank identification.

Source

   The provisions of this §  245.603 amended December 21, 2018, effective December 22, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 7875. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (331118).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  245.615 (relating to recordkeeping requirements).



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