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25 Pa. Code § 129.61. Small gasoline storage tank control (Stage I control).

§ 129.61. Small gasoline storage tank control (Stage I control).

 (a)  Applicability. This section applies Statewide to the owner and operator of a gasoline storage tank with a capacity of greater than 2,000 gallons.

 (b)  Transfer requirements. A person may not transfer gasoline from a gasoline tank truck into a gasoline storage tank at a gasoline dispensing facility unless the displaced vapors from the storage tank are transferred to the dispensing tank of the gasoline tank truck through a vapor tight return line and unless the gasoline dispensing facility storage tank is equipped with a submerged fill pipe which extends from the filling orifice to within 6 inches of the bottom of the storage tank.

 (c)  Gasoline tank truck dispensing tank requirements. The dispensing tank of a gasoline tank truck must remain vapor tight at all times, except that the dispensing tank may be opened after the vapors are disposed of under §  129.59 or §  129.60(c).

 (d)  Additional requirements. An owner and operator of a gasoline storage tank subject to this section may also be subject to §  129.61a (relating to vapor leak monitoring procedures and other requirements for small gasoline storage tank emission control).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  129.61 issued under section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20); and section 5 of the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §  4005); and amended under section 5(a)(1) and (8) of the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §  4005(a)(1) and (8)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  129.61 adopted April 27, 1979, effective August 1, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1447; corrected May 11, 1979, effective August 1, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1534; amended September 26, 1980, effective September 27, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3788; amended August 2, 1991, effective August 3, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3406; amended September 15, 1995, effective September 16, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 3849; amended March 25, 2022, effective March 26, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 1875. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (380418) to (380419).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  129.51 (relating to general); 25 Pa. Code §  129.54 (relating to seasonal operation of auxiliary incineration equipment); 25 Pa. Code §  129.61a (relating to vapor leak monitoring procedures and other requirements for small gasoline storage tank emission control); 25 Pa. Code §  129.62 (relating to general standards for bulk gasoline terminals, bulk gasoline plants and small gasoline storage tanks); 25 Pa. Code §  129.66 (relating to compliance schedules and final compliance dates); 25 Pa. Code §  129.82a (relating to requirements to decommission a Stage II vapor recovery system); 25 Pa. Code §  129.91 (relating to control of major sources of NOx and VOCs); 25 Pa. Code §  129.96 (relating to applicability); and 25 Pa. Code §  129.111 (relating to applicability).



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