Act, Rules and Policies

Current Rules for Underground Storage Tanks

A complete, current version of the Tennessee Petroleum Underground Storage Tank rules (Rule 0400-18-01), which includes recent amendments, can be viewed at:

Current Tennessee UST Rules

Current Rule Revision Date is January 2013

Tennessee Petroleum UST Act

Click on the following link: Tennessee Codes Annotated. This will take you to the Michie's Legal Resources Terms & Conditions webpage. There you can view the Terms & Conditions and click the I Agree button if you would like to continue. In the search box type in 68-215-101. Once search is returned click on 68-215-101 short title. This will take you directly to the Tennessee Petroleum UST Act.

Amendments to the UST Act

Year Public Chapter Link Effective
2016 877 04-27-2016
2015 292 04-24-2015
2013 181 07-01-2013
2012 986 05-10-2012
2010 903 05-11-2010
2008 794 07-01-2008
2007 362 07-01-2007
2005 283 07-01-2005
2005 350 05-19-2005
2004 925 07-01-2004
2002 821 07-01-2002


Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2005

On August 8, 2005 President Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Title XV, Subtitle B of this sweeping legislation is known as the Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2005. This is the most significant federal Underground Storage Tank legislation since the passage of the federal UST rules September 22, 1988. The UST provisions are on pages 1563-1607 of the Act. The complete Act.

New Rule Interpretation Memos (RIM)