• Exempted from this chapter are:
    • (1) Septic tanks;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 68-215-124

      • Petroleum: means crude oil or any fraction of crude oil which is a liquid at standard temperature and pressure (sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60° F) and fourteen and seven tenths pounds per square inch (14. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
      • Tank: means a stationary device, designed to contain an accumulation of petroleum substances which is constructed primarily of non-earthen materials (e. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103

      (2) Farm or residential tanks of one thousand one hundred gallons (1,100 gal.) or less used for storing motor fuel for noncommercial purposes;

    • (3) Tanks used for storing heating oil for consumption on the premises where stored;

    • (4) Pipeline facilities (including gathering lines) regulated under:

      • (A) The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, compiled in 49 U.S.C. Appx. § 60101 et seq.;

      • (B) The Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, compiled in 49 U.S.C. Appx. § 60101 et seq.; or

      • (C) State laws comparable to the law referred to in subdivision (4)(A) or (4)(B), if it is an intrastate pipeline;

    • (5) Surface impoundments, pits, ponds, or lagoons;

    • (6) Storm water or waste water collection systems;

    • (7) Flow-through process tanks;

    • (8) Liquid traps or associated gathering lines directly related to oil or gas production and gathering operations;

    • (9) Petroleum storage tanks situated in an underground area (such as a basement, cellar, mine working, drift, shaft, or tunnel) if the storage tank is situated upon or above the surface of the floor; and

    • (10) Pipes or connections connected to exempted tanks.