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Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations

Version of section 10 from 2012-05-04 to 2017-06-01:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the owner or operator of a storage tank system that has single-walled underground piping, other than one described in subsection 3(3), that is installed before the coming into force of these Regulations must, within four years after the day on which these Regulations come into force,

    • (a) temporarily withdraw that system from service in accordance with section 43, permanently withdraw that piping from service in accordance with section 44, remove it in accordance with section 45 and replace it in accordance with section 14; or

    • (b) permanently withdraw that system from service in accordance with section 44, and

      • (i) in the case of a storage tank system that has shop-fabricated aboveground tanks or underground tanks, other than vertically-oriented underground tanks, remove the system in accordance with section 45, and

      • (ii) in the case of a storage tank system that has field-erected aboveground tanks or vertically-oriented underground tanks, remove all piping and other components that are outside the tanks in accordance with section 45.

  • (2) The owner or operator is not required to comply with subsection (1) if, on the day on which these Regulations come into force, that piping has

    • (a) in the case of steel piping, cathodic protection and leak detection, groundwater monitoring wells, vapour monitoring wells, single vertical check valves or mechanical line leak detection devices; and

    • (b) in the case of non-metallic or copper piping, leak detection, groundwater monitoring wells, vapour monitoring wells, single vertical check valves or mechanical line leak detection devices.

  • SOR/2012-99, s. 21(F)
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