Overview of the storage tank regulations

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The regulations came into force in 2008 to help reduce the risk of releases of petroleum products, such as leaks and spills. At the time, about 15% of systems under federal jurisdiction were more than 20 years old and had no leak detection, corrosion protection, or structures to contain releases.

This section will help you become more familiar with the requirements set out in the regulations and help determine when they apply and how to comply with them. Other reliable and useful tools include a video that explains the application of the regulations, a video on the identification requirements for storage tank systems and a User's Guide for the Online Federal Identification Registry for Storage Tank Systems (PDF, 438KB).

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Original Article Source Credits:   Government Of Canada , https://www.canada.ca/

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Original Article Posted on:  2021-09-22

Link to Original Article:  https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/pollutants/storage-tanks-petroleum-allied-products/regulations.html



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