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Alert: WVDEP Adopts Modified Aboveground Storage Tank Interpretive Rule


In the latest development relating to West Virginia's new aboveground storage tank ("AST") legislation, yesterday afternoon the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State its finalized Interpretive Rule outlining mechanisms for compliance with the imminent deadlines under the Aboveground Storage Tank Act, W. Va. Code �� 22-30-1 et seq., for (1) spill prevention response planning and (2) initial inspection and certification.  See 47 C.S.R. 62.  


The effective date of the Interpretive Rule is November 20, 2014.


The agency did make a number of changes to the final Interpretive Rule in response to public comments that are worth noting.  


Click here to read an outline of those changes.



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