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

Description

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.

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

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Environment Protection Authority

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Enquiries

Environment Protection Authority

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Tasmania
Operating address: 134 Macquarie Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1550
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au