The revised Louisiana UST regulations, UT018, will become a final and effective on September 20, 2018.
 
All of the regulations will become effective on September 20, 2018.
The specific requirements outlined below will have different compliance dates:
  • Emergency power generator UST systems installed prior to August 9, 2009 will need to begin performing UST system release detection on or before September 20, 2021 (LAC 33:XI.101.A.1.b) 
  • First monthly and annual walk through inspections will need to take place on or before September 20, 2021 (LAC 33:XI.513)
  • First three year spill bucket testing, containment sumps used for interstitial monitoring testing, and overfill equipment inspections (LAC 33:XI.511)
    • Facilities in use before September 20, 2018, first test will need to take place on or before September 20, 2021 
    • Facilities installed after September 20, 2018, first test will need to take place at installation
  • Annual shear valve testing (LAC 33:XI.515)
    • Facilities in use before September 20, 2018, first test will need to take place on or before September 20, 2021
    • Facilities installed after September 20, 2018, first test will need to take place at installation
  • Annual release detection equipment operation and maintenance testing will need to take place on or before September 20, 2021 (LAC 33:XI.703.A.2.d)
  • Airport hydrant systems and field constructed tanks (LAC 33:XI.Chapter 8)
    • Facilities in use before September 20, 2018, all LAC 33:XI.Chapter 8 UST requirements before September 20, 2021
    • Facilities installed after September 20, 2018, all LAC 33:XI. Chapter 8 UST requirements apply at installation
 
The regulation changes (UT018) can be found on the Monthly Regulation Changes 2018 page under September:
 
The complete book of LAC 33:XI.Underground Storage Tanks with the UT018 changes incorporated will be available on the website by September 20, if not before:
 
Note that the date on the UST regulations will be changed to 9/20/2018 once the regulation changes are incorporated into LAC 33:XI book.