34A-2-100. Above ground stationary storage tank defined.

The term, above ground stationary storage tank, as used in this section and §§ 34A-2-101 and 34A-2-102 means any stationary tank or combination of stationary tanks above ground, including connected pipes, which stores an accumulation of regulated substances as defined in § 34A-2-98.

This term does not include:

(1)    Any farm or residential tank used for storing motor fuels for noncommercial purposes;

(2)    Any tank used for storing heating oil or motor fuels for consumptive use on the premises where stored;

(3)    Any septic tank;

(4)    Any pipeline facility, including gathering lines, regulated under the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, 49 U.S.C. § 60101 et seq. (January 1, 2024);

(5)    Any surface impoundment, pit, pond, or lagoon;

(6)    Any storm water or wastewater collection system;

(7)    Any flow-through process tank;

(8)    Any liquid trap or associated gathering lines directly related to oil and gas production and gathering operations;

(9)    Any storage tank situated in an underground area such as a basement, cellar, mineworking, drift, shaft, or tunnel if the storage tank is situated upon or above the surface of the floor;

(10)    Any pipes connected to any tank which is exempted in this subdivision; and

(11)    Any tanks used for storing pesticides regulated under chapter 38-21, except those regulated pursuant to Subtitle I of the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq. (January 1, 2024).

Source: SL 1987, ch 258, § 1; SL 2011, ch 165, § 62; SL 2024, ch 145, § 4.