(a) The director shall establish requirements for the safe storage of diesel fuel underground so as to minimize the risks associated with fire hazards in areas where diesel fuel is stored.
(b) (1) The director shall either provide:
(A) That all stationary underground diesel fuel tanks are prohibited; or
(B) That a stationary underground diesel fuel tank may only be authorized through a petitioning process that permits a stationary underground diesel fuel tank to be located in a permanent underground diesel fuel storage facility, on a site-specific basis. Stationary underground diesel fuel tanks may not be located in temporary underground diesel fuel storage areas.
(c) The director shall establish requirements for the transportation and storage of diesel fuel in diesel fuel tanks and safety cans.
(d) The director shall establish limits on the total amount of diesel fuel that may be stored in each permanent underground diesel fuel storage facility and in each temporary underground diesel fuel storage area.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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