(1) Reference guidelines listed in paragraphs 62-761.210(2)(a) through (n), F.A.C., are available for inspection during business hours at the Department of Environmental Protection’s Tallahassee Office located at 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, and directly from the source. Secondary references found within the following primary reference guidelines that have insufficient information to obtain those references can be obtained as provided in the document titled Appendix A — Secondary References, July 2019, hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, located here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed above. All other secondary references can be obtained through the following reference guidelines.

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 62-761.210

  • Cathodic protection: means a method of preventing corrosion of a metal surface through the use of galvanic anodes or impressed current. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Corrosion Protection: means the minimization of corrosion by the use of cathodic protection or vapor corrosion inhibitors. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Maintenance: means the normal operational upkeep in accordance with Rule Fla. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Overfill: is a n incident that occurs when a tank is filled beyond its capacity. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • piping: means any hollow cylindrical or tubular conveyance through which regulated substances flow. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Product: means any commodity made from oil or gas and includes refined crude oil, crude tops, topped crude, processed crude petroleum, residue from crude petroleum, cracking stock, uncracked fuel oil, fuel oil, treated crude oil, residuum, gas oil, casinghead gasoline, natural gas gasoline, naphtha, distillate, condensate, gasoline, used oil, kerosene, benzene, wash oil, blended gasoline, lubricating oil, blends or mixtures of oil with one or more liquid products or byproducts derived from oil or gas, and blends or mixtures of two or more liquid products or byproducts derived from oil or gas, whether hereinabove enumerated or not. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Repair: means to restore or replace any defective or damaged parts of a storage tank system or system component in accordance with Rule Fla. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Secondary containment: means a release detection and discharge prevention system that meets the performance requirements of paragraph Fla. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Tank: means an enclosed stationary container or structure that is designed or used to store regulated substances, and the volume of which, including the volume of underground piping, is ten percent or more buried beneath the surface of the ground. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • UST: means an underground storage tank. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
    (2) Titles of documents. References to the following documents listed in paragraphs 62-761.210(2)(a) through (n), F.A.C., are made throughout this chapter. Each document or part thereof is adopted and incorporated by reference only to the extent that it is specifically referenced in this chapter. To the extent that the provisions contained in the following reference guidelines conflict with this chapter, the Department’s requirements as stated in this chapter shall control.
    (a) American Concrete Institute (ACI). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at ACI, 38800 Country Club Drive, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331-3439, (248)848-3800, or the publisher’s website at http://www.concrete.org/:
    1. Control of Cracking in Concrete Structures, ACI 224R-01, (Reapproved 2008); and,
    2. Design Considerations for Environmental Engineering Concrete Structures, ACI 350.4R-04, 2004 Edition.
    (b) American Petroleum Institute (API). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at API, 1220 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005, (202)682-8000, or the publisher’s website at http://www.api.org/:
    1. Closure of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks, API Recommended Practice 1604 (R2010), 3rd Edition, March 1996,
    2. Installation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems, API Recommended Practice 1615, 6th Edition, April 2011,
    3. Cathodic Protection of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks and Piping Systems, API Recommended Practice 1632 (R2010), 3rd Edition, May 1996; and,
    4. Using the API Color-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities and Distribution Terminals, API Recommended Practice 1637 (R2012), 3rd Edition, July 2006. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1)
    (c) ASME International (founded as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers). A copy of the following document is available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at ASME International, 22 Law Drive, Box 2900, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007-2900, (800)843-2763, or the publisher’s website at http://www.asme.org/: Process Piping, ASME B31.3, 2016 Edition.
    (d) Energy Institute. A copy of the following document is available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at Energy Institute, 62 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR, United Kingdom, +44 (0)20 7467 7100, or the publisher’s website at https://www.energyinst.org/home: Identification Markings for Dedicated Aviation Fuel Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities, Airport Storage and Mobile Fuelling Equipment, EI 1542, 9th Edition, July 2012.
    (e) Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). A copy of the following document is available at the Department located at 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, (850)245-8705, or the Department’s website at https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference, or at the following website location: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-11183, Instructions for Conducting Sampling During Underground Storage Tank Closure, July 2019 Edition.
    (f) NACE International. Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at NACE International, 1440 South Creek Drive, Houston, Texas 77084-4906, (800)797-6223, or the publisher’s website at http://www.nace.org/:
    1. Control of External Corrosion on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems, NACE Standard SP0169-2013 (formerly RP0169), 2013 Edition; and,
    2. Corrosion Control of Underground Storage Tank Systems by Cathodic Protection, NACE Standard SP0285-2011 (formerly RP0285), 2011 Edition.
    (g) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at NFPA, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169-7471, (800)344-3555, or at the publisher’s website at www.nfpa.org/:
    1. Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, NFPA 30, 2018 Edition;
    2. Temporarily Out of Service, Closure in Place, or Closure by Removal of Underground Storage Tanks, NFPA 30 (Annex C), 2018 Edition; and,
    3. Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages, NFPA 30A, 2018 Edition.
    (h) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Information about this bureau of the Department of Commerce is available at National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1070, (301)975-6478, or the organization’s website at http://www.nist.gov/index.html.
    (i) National Leak Prevention Association (NLPA). A copy of the following document is available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at NLPA, Route 2 Box 106A, Falmouth, Kentucky 41040, (702)832-2260, or the publisher’s website at http://www.nlpa-online.org/: NLPA Standard 631, Chapters A and B, 1991. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07649, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1)
    (j) Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at PEI, Post Office Box 2380, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74101-2380, (918)494-9696, or the publisher’s website at www.pei.org/:
    1. Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems, PEI/RP100-17, 2017 Edition; and,
    2. Recommended Practices for the Testing and Verification of Spill, Overfill, Leak Detection and Secondary Containment Equipment at UST Facilities, PEI/RP1200-17, 2017 Edition.
    (k) SSPC: The Coatings Society and NACE International. A copy of the following document is available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at SSPC: The Coatings Society, 40 24th Street, 6th Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4643, (877)281-7772, or from the publisher’s website at http://www.sspc.org/; or from the publisher at NACE International, 1440 South Creek Drive, Houston, Texas 77084-4906, (800)797-6223, or from the publisher’s website at http://www.nace.org/: Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Coating Systems for Concrete Used in Secondary Containment, SSPC-TU 2/NACE 6G197, Publication No. 97-04/Item No. 24193, February 1997.
    (l) Steel Tank Institute (STI). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at STI, 944 Donata Court, Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047, (847) 438-8265, or from the publisher’s website at https://www.steeltank.com/:
    1. sti-P3® Specification and Manual for External Corrosion Protection of Underground Steel Storage Tanks, sti-P3®, Revised May 2018. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1),
    2. Specification for External Corrosion Protection of FRP Composite Steel USTs — ACT-100®, STI F894, Revised May 2018. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1),
    3. Cathodic Protection Testing Procedures for sti-P3® UST’s, STI R051-17, (R051), Revised April 2017,
    4. Recommended Practice for Corrosion Protection of Underground Piping Networks Associated with Liquid Storage and Dispensing Systems, STI R892, Revised January 2006; and,
    5. Recommended Practice for the Addition of Supplemental Anodes to sti-P3® USTs, STI R972, Revised December 2010.
    (m) Underwriters’ Laboratories Standards (UL). Copies of the following documents are available at the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1), or from the publisher at UL, 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, Illinois 60062-2096, (847)272-8800, or from the publisher’s website at www.ul.com/:
    1. Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, UL 58, July 1998, Revised January 2018, 10th Edition. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1),
    2. Non-metallic Underground Piping for Flammable Liquids, UL 971, October 1995, Revised March 2006, 1st Edition. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1),
    3. Standard for Fibre Reinforced Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids (formerly Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products, Alcohols, and Alcohol-Gasoline Mixtures), UL/ULC 1316, January 1994, Revised November 2018, 3rd Edition. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1),
    4. External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Storage Tanks, UL 1746, January 2007, Revised December 2014, 3rd Edition. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1); and,
    5. Outline of Investigation for Underground Fuel Tank Internal Retrofit Systems, UL 1856, June 2013, 1st Edition. Secondary references to this guideline can be found here: http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10946, or the Department address listed in subsection Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.210(1)
    (n) United States Government Printing Office, Federal Digital System, Code of Federal Regulations, Electronic Code of Federal Regulations. Copies of the following documents are available at U.S. Government Printing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20401-0001, (202)512-1800, or from the publisher’s website at http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/ECFR?SID=dbbcbc9f2acd236910a67035e0e599bd&page=browse:
    1. Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements for Owners and Operators of Underground Storage Tanks (UST), 40 CFR Part 280, July 15, 2015; published by Government Printing Office, Code of Federal Regulations, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401-0001, or http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07664, or https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=fc39ac52f9d11adfefd71beee374f05d&pitd=20150715&node=pt40.27.280&rgn=div5; and,
    2. Designation of Hazardous Substances 40 CFR Section 302.4, August 1989, published by Government Printing Office, Code of Federal Regulations, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401-0001, or http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07663, or http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40cfr302_main_02.tpl.
    (3) Applicability of Reference Guidelines: Storage tank systems or system components installed after January 11, 2017, shall comply with this chapter on or after January 11, 2017. Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, storage tank systems or system components installed before January 11, 2017, are subject to the applicable Reference Standards listed in the Department’s storage tank rules that were in effect at the time the storage tank systems or system components were installed.
Rulemaking Authority 376.303 FS. Law Implemented Florida Statutes § 376.303. History—New 12-10-90, Formerly 17-761.210, Amended 7-13-98, 6-21-04, 1-11-17, 10-13-19.
Editorial Note: Portions of this rule were relocated to Rule Fla. Admin. Code R. 62-761.420