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§ 2653. Initial Abatement Action Requirements.


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 § 2653
§ 2653. Initial Abatement Action Requirements.
(a) Owners or operators required to conduct initial abatement in accordance with section 2652(e) shall comply with the following requirements:
(1) Remove as much of the hazardous substance from the underground storage tank as necessary to prevent further release to the environment.
(2) Visually inspect any above ground releases or exposed below ground releases and prevent further migration of the released substance into surrounding soils and ground water.
(3) Continue to monitor and mitigate any additional fire and safety hazards posed by vapors or free product that have migrated from the un derground storage tank excavation zone and entered into subsurface structures, such as sewers or basements.
(4) Remedy hazards posed by contaminated soils that are excavated or exposed as a result of release confirmation, site investigation, or abatement activities. If these remedies include treatment or disposal of soils, the owner or operator shall comply with applicable State and local requirements.
(5) Investigate to determine the possible presence of free product. If free product is present, begin removal thereof in accordance with section 2655.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 25299.3 and 25299.7, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 25295, Health and Safety Code; 40 CFR 280.61 and 280.62.
1. New 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 heading and text 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 § 2653, 23 CA ADC § 2653
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