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§ 2650. Reporting and Recording Applicability.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 16. Underground Tank Regulations
Article 5. Release Reporting and Initial Abatement Requirements
23 CCR § 2650
§ 2650. Reporting and Recording Applicability.
(a) The requirements of this article apply to all owners or operators of one or more underground storage tanks storing hazardous substances.
(b) The owner or operator shall record or report any unauthorized release from the underground storage tank, and any spill or overfill, in accordance with the appropriate sections of Chapter 6.7 of Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code and this article.
(c) The owner or operator of an underground storage tank with secondary containment shall record any unauthorized release described in section 25294 of the Health and Safety Code in accordance with section 2651.
(d) Owners or operators subject to the requirements of this article shall report all spills and overfills in accordance with section 2652.
(e) The owner or operator of an underground storage tank shall report to the local agency any unauthorized release described in sections 25295 and 25295.5 of the Health and Safety Code, and shall also record and report any of the following conditions in accordance with section 2652:
(1) Any unauthorized release recorded or reported under subsections (c) or (d) which the owner or operator is unable to clean up or which is still under investigation within eight hours of detection;
(2) The discovery by the owner or operator, local agency, or others of released hazardous substances at the site of the underground storage tanks or in the surrounding area. This includes the presence of free product or vapors in soils, basements, sewer and utility lines, and nearby surface or drinking waters;
(3) Unusual operating conditions observed by the owner or operator including erratic behavior of product dispensing equipment, the sudden loss of product from the underground storage tank, or an unexplained presence of water in the tank, unless system equipment is found to be defective, but has not leaked, and is immediately repaired or replaced; and
(4) Monitoring results from a release detection method required under Article 3 or Article 4 that indicate a release may have occurred, unless the monitoring device is found to be defective, and is immediately repaired, recalibrated or replaced, and additional monitoring does not confirm the initial results.
(f) The reporting requirements of this article are in addition to any reporting requirements in section 13271 of Division 7 of the California Water Code and other laws and regulations.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 25299.3 and 25299.7, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25294, 29295 and 25295.5, Health and Safety Code; 40 CFR 280.52.
1. Amendment of article heading, section heading and section filed 8-9-91 as an emergency; operative 8-9-91. Text remains in effect uninterrupted pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 25299.7 (Register 92, No. 14).
2. Editorial correction of printing errors in History 1 (Register 92, No. 43).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 4-5-94; operative 5-5-94 (Register 94, No. 14).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
23 CCR § 2650, 23 CA ADC § 2650
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