Yes, but only the owners and operators of hazardous substance UST systems. Owners and operators of all petroleum UST systems must comply with the requirements of Title XVI of the Environmental Protection Act and 35 Illinois Administrative Code 734.
No, the requirements affiliated with Part 732, including site classification, are not included in Title XVI of the Act. Instead, owners and operators of all petroleum UST systems are subject to Part 734, and, as noted above, owners and operators of hazardous substance UST systems are subject to Part 731. Part 732 no longer exists (except as it pertains to the two specific circumstances covered by the next question/answer).
Yes, there are two exceptions: (1) costs incurred prior to June 8, 2010, shall be payable from the UST Fund in the same manner as allowed under the law in effect at the time the costs were incurred, and (2) releases for which corrective action was completed prior to June 8, 2010, shall be eligible for an NFR Letter in the same manner as allowed under the law in effect at the time the corrective action was completed.
Yes, for work not completed prior to June 8, 2010, a budget must be approved prior to receiving payment from the UST Fund for the associated costs. Part 734 forms must be used.
You may contact the project manager on call in the Leaking UST Section by dialing 217-524-3300 or toll-free 888/299-9533.
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