Tank reporting and water threat minimization.

Authors: Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Douglas Eckerty

Co-authors: Senator Mark Stoops, Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Eric Allan Koch

Co-Sponsors: Representative Greg Beumer, Representative Christina Hale

Digest

Requires the owner or operator of an above ground storage tank (AST) that is designed to contain more than 660 gallons of liquid to report certain information about the AST to the department of environmental management (department) before January 1, 2016. Establishes certain exceptions from this reporting requirement. Requires the environmental rules board to adopt rules concerning the reporting requirement. Requires a person who is responsible for operation of a public water system that uses surface water as a source of drinking water to develop a surface water quality threat minimization and response plan for the public water system and to submit the report to the department. Requires the environmental rules board to adopt rules concerning surface water quality threat minimization and response plans.