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25 Pa. Code § 245.531. General corrosion and deterioration requirements.


§ 245.531. General corrosion and deterioration requirements.

 (a)  Aboveground storage tank systems must be continuously protected from corrosion and deterioration.

 (b)  Metallic tank bottoms in direct contact with the soil or other electrolyte shall be evaluated by a corrosion expert to determine if cathodic protection is necessary or appropriate.

 (c)  Tank bottoms that are not adequately protected from corrosion and deterioration shall be upgraded to meet § §  245.532 and 245.534 (relating to cathodic protection systems; and interior linings and coatings).


   The provisions of this §  245.531 amended December 21, 2018, effective December 22, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 7875. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (384209).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  78a.57 (relating to control, storage and disposal of production fluids); and 25 Pa. Code §  245.521 (relating to performance standards for aboveground storage tanks).

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