AEA Rural Bulk Fuel Facilities Operator Handbook - The information included in AEA's Rural Bulk Fuel Facilities Operator Handbook expands on, and includes material directly from the Aboveground Storage Tank Operator Handbook, Third Edition prepared by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The purpose of this handbook is to provide operators of above ground storage tanks (AST) bulk fuel facilities a guidebook and reference manual that describes basic operation procedures for a typical rural community bulk fuel facility. Throughout the handbook are photographs, easy-to-follow diagrams and definitions for major pieces of equipment found in bulk fuel facilities throughout Alaska. The basic operation of the major equipment is described along with the required routine checks and maintenance for the equipment. Links to online resources in the text can be accessed when viewing this manual electronically.

Aboveground Storage Tank Operator Handbook, Third Edition

Reporting Requirements: Persons in charge of a facility or operation that has a release of a hazardous substance (including petroleum products) must report it to ADEC

SPCC Plan Requirements: AST facilities are required to prepare SPCC Plans.

EPA SPCC Plan Review Checklsit

Facility Response Plan: In addition to a SPCC plan, certain facilities need to prepare a Facility Response Plan (FRP).

United States Coast Guard Law: Clean Water Act and Oil Pollution Act Regulation: 33 CFR 154 Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Material in Bulk.

Alaska Department of Public Safety Division of Fire and Life Safety (Fire Marshal) Law: Alaska Statute 18.70.080

Regulation: 13 AAC 50 Fire Prevention Codes and Standards from the International Fire Code (IFC) and International Building Code (IBC)