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AS 4976:2008 The Removal and Disposal of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks - Tasmania


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

This standard sets out procedures for the temporary decommissioning of tanks in situ and the removal, transport and off-site disposal of underground tanks that have contained flammable or combustible liquids. It also describes procedures for the abandonment of tanks in situ where removal is not feasible.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulations 2020 Tasmania

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

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