The California Report: “Relaxed Rules at Center of Debate Over Leaking Underground Fuel Tanks”

The California Report: Relaxed Rules at Center of Debate Over Leaking Underground Fuel Tanks Reporter: Chris Richard Published: March, 6, 2014 “25 years ago, California legislators established programs to clean up spills at gas stations and fueling sites. Since then, more than 37,000 contaminated sites have been stabilized and ruled no longer a threat to drinking […]

OC Register Article: “Scientists: Rules on leaking tanks worrisome”

Orange County Register: Scientists: Rules on leaking tanks worrisome BY KELLIE MEJDRICH / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Published: Nov. 22, 2013 Updated: Nov. 24, 2013 3:47 p.m. A recent article appeared in the Orange County Register, which was the culmination of a six-month study by an Orange County Register journalist into the Low Threat Closure Policy and […]

Recent Deadline: December 31, 2013

‘Path to Closure Plan’s for open cases are due.  A Path to Closure Plan addresses the impediments to closure for cases which either do not satisfy the criteria in the LTCP or which do not present a low risk based upon a site-specific analysis.  The Path to Closure will include milestone dates by calendar quarter. […]

Recent Deadline: August 16, 2013

‘Impediments to Closure’ reviews for all UST cleanup cases were due by August 16, 2013.  Follow this link to Resolution 2012-0016 which added a requirement for all UST cleanup cases to conduct annual reviews for impediments to closure.

Update: January 8, 2013

On January 8, 2013, the SWRCB held a hearing and approved Resolution No. 2013-0001, “The Underground Storage Tank Local Oversight Program Procedures and Criteria for Certification”. ‘SWRCB Resolution 2013-0001’ link ‘Procedures and Certification Document’ link