Tag: AST


WVDEP Aboveground Storage Tank Rule effective August 1, 2016

On June 27, 2016, the WV Legislature approved three legislative rules implementing the West Virginia AST Act.  These Rules are listed below: The  Aboveground Storage Tank Rule, 47 C.S.R. 63 (“AST Rule”); Rule Governing Aboveground Storage Tank Fee Assessments, 47 C.S.R. 64 (“Fee Rule”); and “Aboveground Storage Tank Administrative Proceedings and Civil Penalty Assessment,” 47 […]


West Virginia's Deadline for Registering ASTs is Approaching

Several months ago, we highlighted the new aboveground storage tank rule that would take affect in West Virginia.  Click here for that update. Deadlines for the rule are quickly approaching.  Tank owners in West Virginia are reminded to register their aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) prior to October […]


West Virginia's Aboveground Storage Tank Rule Takes Effect

In response the January 9, 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the Elk River the West Virginia Legislature passed Senate Bill 373, the Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Act. The law officially takes effect on June 6, 2014, 90 days from its date of passage on March 8, 2014 The AST Act requires owners or operators of […]