R. 62-761.100 Intent
R. 62-761.200 Definitions
R. 62-761.210 Reference Guidelines
R. 62-761.300 Applicability
R. 62-761.350 Operator Training and Certification
R. 62-761.400 Facility Registration
R. 62-761.405 Notification
R. 62-761.420 Financial Responsibility
R. 62-761.430 Incidents
R. 62-761.440 Discharges
R. 62-761.500 Storage Tank System Requirements
R. 62-761.600 Release Detection Requirements
R. 62-761.700 Repairs, Operation and Maintenance
R. 62-761.710 Recordkeeping
R. 62-761.800 Out-of-Service and Closure Requirements
R. 62-761.850 Alternative Procedures, Equipment Registration and Registration of Operator Training Providers
R. 62-761.900 Storage Tank Forms

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 62-761

  • Biofuel: means fuel produced from renewable resources especially, but not limited to, organic feedstocks such as plant biomass, vegetable oils, animal fats, and treated municipal and industrial wastes. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • 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
  • Certified Contractor: means a Pollutant Storage System Contractor certified by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation in accordance with Chapter 489, F. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Certified Contractors Form: means Underground Storage System Installation and Removal Form for Certified Contractors 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Closure Integrity Evaluation: is a n assessment of storage tank system integrity that is performed by a third-party inspection or testing entity at closure, replacement, or change in service from a tank containing regulated substance to a non-regulated substance. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Closure Integrity Report: means Closure Integrity Evaluation Report Form for USTs 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Closure Report: is a report prepared in accordance with Instructions for Conducting Sampling During Underground Storage Tank Closure, April 2016 Edition. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Compatible: means the ability of two or more substances to maintain their respective physical and chemical properties upon contact with one another for the design life of the storage tank system under conditions likely to be encountered in the storage tank system. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corrosion Professional: means a person who, by reason of knowledge of the physical sciences and the principles of engineering and mathematics acquired by a professional education and related practical experience, is qualified to engage in the practice of corrosion control on buried or submerged metal components of a storage tank system. 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
  • County: means a locally administered governmental program under contract with the Department to perform compliance verification activities at facilities with storage tank systems within the boundaries stipulated in the applicable contract. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Discovery: means actual knowledge or knowledge of facts that could reasonably lead to actual knowledge of the existence of a previously unreported incident, release, or discharge. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Dispenser: means a dispensing system that is used to transfer regulated substances from a fixed point to a vehicle or portable container. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Dispenser sump: means a storage tank system component installed as secondary containment beneath a dispenser to prevent discharges of regulated substances. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Double-walled: means a storage tank system or system component that has an outer wall that provides secondary containment. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • DRF: means Discharge Report Form 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Empty: means all regulated substances have been removed so that no more than one inch in depth or 0. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Free product: means the presence of a regulated substance as a nonaqueous phase liquid in the environment in excess of 0. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Hydrostatic test: means a containment integrity test for a storage tank system or storage tank system component that is performed in accordance with this chapter using equilibrium and the pressure of liquids. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Impervious: means :     (a) A synthetic material or another material registered in accordance with subsection 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • In contact with the soil: means any portion of a storage tank system, that physically touches the soil or, if not in direct contact with the soil, is separated from the soil only by a casing, wrapping, or other material that is not impervious. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • In-service: means a storage tank system where the owner or operator has not reported to the Department in accordance with paragraph 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Incident: is a condition or situation indicating that a release or discharge may have occurred from a storage tank system or system component. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • INF: means Incident Notification Form 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Integral piping: means on-site piping, originating or terminating at the regulated storage tank or tanks, that conveys regulated substances. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Integrity test: means a determination of the liquid tightness of a storage tank system or system component using one of the following types of tests:     (a) "Interstitial integrity test" means an evaluation of the interstitial space in a double-walled storage tank system or system component using vacuum, pressure, liquid filled monitoring systems, or equivalent test methods certified by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, or     (b) "Primary integrity test" means an evaluation of the liquid tightness of the primary tank or integral piping, or     (c) "Containment integrity test" means an evaluation of the liquid tightness of hydrant pits, isolation valve pits, piping sumps, dispenser sumps, and spill containment systems. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Interstice: means the space between the primary and secondary wall of a storage tank system or system component. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Interstitial monitoring: is a method of release detection in which the area between the primary and secondary wall of a storage tank system component is monitored for signs of release. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Limited Closure Report: means Limited Closure Report Form for USTs 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Liner: means an impervious material that meets the performance requirements of paragraph 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Maintenance: means the normal operational upkeep in accordance with rule 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory: means an international or national organization or governmental entity that can perform quantitative and qualitative tests on storage tank system equipment, evaluate the test data and equipment performance, and make determinations of the equipment's capability of meeting the technical requirements of this chapter. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Operability test: means a test performed to determine if electronic and mechanical release detection and overfill protection devices or systems are functioning as designed and in accordance with manufacturers' specifications. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Out-of-service: means a storage tank system or system component that is designated as out-of-service by the owner or operator to the Department on Storage Tank Facility Registration Form 62-761. 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
  • Overfill protection: is a device or method for preventing an incident, release, or discharge from a storage tank during filling of the storage tank system. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Pesticides: means any substance or mixture of substances, as defined in section 487. 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
  • Registration form: means Storage Tank Facility Registration Form 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Regulated substance: means a liquid at standard conditions of temperature and pressure (60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Release: means a loss of regulated substances from a storage tank system or system component into the system's secondary containment. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Release detection: means a method of detecting the presence of regulated substances within a storage tank system's or system component's secondary containment or detecting other conditions or situations indicative of a release or discharge. 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 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Residential storage tank system: means a storage tank system that provides fuel for heating, air conditioning, or electricity to a residential structure. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Secondary containment: means a release detection and discharge prevention system that meets the performance requirements of paragraph 62-761. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Sheen: means a regulated substance less than or equal to 0. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Spill containment system: means a fixed component that is designed to prevent a discharge of regulated substances from the tank fill pipe. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • Storage tank system: means a tank used to contain regulated substances, its integral piping, and all its components, including dispensers, spill containment systems, overfill protection systems, secondary containment systems, and any associated release detection equipment. See Florida Regulations 62-761.200
  • system component: means any part (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) of the storage tank system that is necessary for a tank system to operate properly and safely. 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.