Underground Petroleum Storage Systems: Decommissioning Assessment - Sampling and Risk Assessment Requirements - Tasmania

Service summary

You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to permanently decommission an underground petroleum storage system.

These guidelines establish the minimum standard for data collection and risk assessment to facilitate the measurement of any resultant contamination in surrounding water or soil.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Contaminated Sites Unit
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Environment Protection Authority


Operating address:
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1751
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6165 4599

Fax:

03 6173 0254
ContaminatedSites@environment.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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