Maine Revised Statutes

§1395. Installation requirements for aboveground heating oil supply tanks in the wellhead protection zone of a community drinking water well

Effective July 1, 2009, a person may not install an aboveground heating oil supply tank in the wellhead protection zone of a community drinking water well unless the tank: [2007, c. 569, §6 (NEW).]

1. Double-walled or secondary containment.  Is a double-walled tank or has secondary containment approved by the commissioner;
[ 2007, c. 569, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Independent testing authority.  And any secondary containment are listed and approved by a nationally recognized, independent testing authority; and
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3. Licensed professional.  Is installed by a journeyman or master oil and solid fuel burning technician licensed by the Maine Fuel Board under Title 32, section 18132 or 18133 or, in the case of an outside tank serving manufactured housing, by any person licensed by the Maine Fuel Board under Title 32, section 18140 to install such tanks.
[ 2009, c. 344, Pt. D, §14 (AMD); 2009, c. 344, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]

The requirements of this section do not apply to tanks with a capacity of more than 660 gallons or to tanks at an aboveground oil storage facility with an aggregate tank capacity of more than 1,320 gallons. The requirements of this section are in addition to any other installation standards provided for in law or rule. [2007, c. 569, §6 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 569, §6 (NEW). 2009, c. 344, Pt. D, §14 (AMD). 2009, c. 344, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).

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