Aboveground storage tank definition

Aboveground storage tank shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in Section 6901 et seq., as amended, of RCRA, or any applicable state or local statute, law, ordinance, code, rule, regulation, order ruling, or decree governing Aboveground Storage Tanks.
Aboveground storage tank or "AST" means any one or combination of tanks, including pipes, used to contain an accumulation of oil at atmospheric pressure, and the volume of which, including the volume of the pipes, is more than 90% above the surface of the ground. This term does not include line pipe and breakout tanks of an interstate pipeline regulated under the federal Accountable Pipeline Safety and Partnership Act of 1996 (49 USC § 60101 et seq.).
Aboveground storage tank or "AST" means a single aboveground containment vessel having a capacity of greater than 250 gallons and currently or previously having contained Regulated Substances on or after January 1,1992. The term includes all ancillary aboveground pipes and Dispensing Systems up to the first point of isolation and all ancillary underground pipes and Dispensing Systems. Within this definition, the word "vessel" includes any container that can be partially visually inspected, from the exterior, in an underground area. The term AST does not include any of the following:

Examples of Aboveground storage tank in a sentence

Aboveground storage tank systems for fueling operations at a farm premises or construction project shall comply with the requirements of NFPA 30A chapter 13 and this section.(b) Limitations on location and type of use.


More Definitions of Aboveground storage tank

Aboveground storage tank means any one or a combination of containers, vessels, and enclosures located aboveground, including structures and appurtenances connected to them, whose capacity is greater than one thousand three hundred twenty (1,320) gallons and not more than forty thousand (40,000) gallons and that is used to contain or dispense motor fuels, distillate special fuels, or other refined petroleum products. Such term does not include mobile storage tanks used to transport petroleum from one location to another or those used in the production of petroleum or natural gas.
Aboveground storage tank or “AST” means any vessel that has a liquid capacity of 110 gallons or more, is intended for fixed installation, is not solely used for processing, and does not meet the definition of an underground storage tank.
Aboveground storage tank or “AST” means any tank, other than an underground storage tank, used to store any of the following petroleum products: gasoline, diesel, kerosene, used oil, or heating oil.
Aboveground storage tank or “storage tank” means a tank or container that has the capacity to store 55 gallons or more of petroleum that is substantially or totally above the surface of the ground, except that, for purposes of this chapter, “aboveground storage tank” or “storage tank” includes a tank in an underground area. “Aboveground storage tank” does not include any of the following:
Aboveground storage tank. (AST) means any one or a combination of containers, vessels, and enclosures, including structures and appurtenances connected to them, constructed of non- earthen materials, including but not limited to concrete, steel, or plastic, which provide structural support, used to contain or dispense fuel products and the volume of which, including the pipes connected thereto, is ninety percent or more above the surface of the ground, is not permanently closed, and except those exempted in statute and these regulations.
Aboveground storage tank means any tank or com- bination of tanks (including any connected pipe)—