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Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs)

Registered and self-certifying PSTs. Operating requirements. Leaking petroleum storage tank cleanup.

Registering and Self-Certifying

Petroleum Storage Tanks Registrations: Am I Regulated?
Brief overview of requirements for underground and aboveground tanks used to store fuel or other petroleum substances. Links to Web pages with more information on specific requirements.

Registering and Self-Certifying Underground Storage Tanks
How to comply with state requirements to self-certify underground storage tanks that hold motor fuels. Links to relevant application forms.

PST Registration Data
Use the Central Registry query for searching current PST data and delivery certificates.

Operating Requirements and Cleanup

PST Super Guide: A Comprehensive Guide to Compliance
A comprehensive guide including buying, selling, or operating a facility with a PST; and installing, replacing, removing, or registering a PST.

Aboveground and Underground Storage Tank Construction Notification
Requirements for notifying the TCEQ about planned work on underground or aboveground storage tanks. Links to relevant forms and rules.

Financial Assurance for Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Systems
Financial assurance requirements and contact information pertaining to petroleum underground storage tank systems.

Gasoline Vapor Recovery (Stages I and II)
Information on Stage I and II gasoline vapor recovery programs including equipment, testing, operation requirements, and exemptions. Requirements vary by county as described here.

Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Cleanups
Cleanups of contamination caused by spills, leaks, or other releases of petroleum substances or hazardous substances from regulated underground and aboveground storage tanks.

Operator Training

UST Facility Class A and Class B Operator Training Courses
Information regarding approved providers offering UST Operator Training courses.

Delivery Certificates

Renewing a PST Delivery Certificate
How to renew the delivery certificate for underground storage tanks at your facility each year.

Revocation of PST Delivery Certificate in Case of Default
Explains the agency's policy of revoking a PST delivery certificate if a respondent defaults in a PST enforcement case.

Updating the Delivery Certificate when Ownership Changes
How to obtain a new delivery certificate after buying or receiving a UST facility from its previous owner. Must be done within 30 days of transfer—even sooner, if the current certificate expires before then.