Removal Requirements for Underground Storage Tanks

Home improvement contractors conducting residential underground heating oil storage tank (UST) removal or replacement must comply with the following:

  • Maintain liability insurance coverage of one million dollars ($1,000,000); and
  • Successful completion of both of the following Department of Energy and Environmental Protection approved Hazardous Material Training Programs:

Note: UST refers to both a “residential underground heating oil storage tank system” and an “underground storage tank system” as defined in CT General Statutes 20-419.