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Heating oil tanksDesign criteriaReimbursement. (Expires July 1, 2030.)

*** CHANGE IN 2020 *** (SEE 2246-S.SL) ***
(1) The pollution liability insurance agency shall identify design criteria for heating oil tanks that provide superior protection against future leaks as compared to standard steel tank designs. Any tank designs identified under this section must either be constructed with fiberglass or offer at least an equivalent level of protection against leaks as a standard fiberglass design.
(2) The pollution liability insurance agency shall reimburse any owner or operator, who is participating in the program created in this chapter and who has experienced an occurrence or remedial action, for the difference in price between a standard steel heating tank and a new heating oil tank that satisfies the design standards identified under subsection (1) of this section, if the owner or operator chooses or is required to replace his or her tank at the time of the occurrence or remedial action.
(3) Any new heating oil tank reimbursement provided under this section must be funded within the amount of per occurrence coverage provided to the owner or operator under RCW 70.149.040.

NOTES:

Application2007 c 240: "This act applies prospectively and only to individuals who file a claim with the pollution liability insurance agency on or after July 22, 2007." [ 2007 c 240 § 3.]
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