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Removal Requirements for Underground Storage Tanks

Home improvement contractors conducting underground storage tank (UST) removal must comply with the following guidelines.

Contractors must provide evidence of liability insurance coverage of one million dollars ($1,000,000) and show evidence of completion of a 40-hour Hazardous Materials Incident Response Operations (HAZOPER) course and eight (8) hours of health and safety training -- 29 CFR 1910.120(e), and passage of the International Code Council Decommissioning Exam.

(Bond requirements set forth in Public Act 04-21 were eliminated in Public Act 09-122.)