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Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2008-06-12 to 2017-06-01:

  •  (1) These Regulations apply to any storage tank system located in Canada in which petroleum products or allied petroleum products are stored and

    • (a) that is operated by a federal department, board or agency, or belongs to Her Majesty in right of Canada;

    • (b) that is operated by or belongs to a federal work or undertaking that is

    • (c) that is located on federal land or aboriginal land; or

    • (d) that is operated by a Crown corporation, as defined in subsection 83(1) of the Financial Administration Act, or that belongs to such a corporation.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply to

    • (a) storage tank systems located in a building that provides secondary containment equivalent to a maximum hydraulic conductivity of 1 x 10-6 cm/s, on a continuous basis;

    • (b) storage tank systems containing unprocessed petroleum products resulting from or used during oil or natural gas exploration;

    • (c) storage tank systems that have aboveground tanks in which the aggregate capacity of the tanks is 2 500 L or less and the systems are connected to a heating appliance or emergency generator; or

    • (d) storage tank systems regulated under the National Energy Board Act or the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act.

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