Above Ground Oil Storage Tanks (PPG2)

Pollution Prevention Guidelines

Above Ground Oil Storage Tanks

April 2010


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These guidelines are produced by the Environment Agency for England and Wales, the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (referred to as we or us).

Pollution Prevention Guidelines (PPG’s) are based on relevant legislation and current good practice. Following the guidelines will help you to manage your environmental responsibilities to prevent pollution and comply with the law.

Following these guidelines will help you comply with the requirements of the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (OSR England) and the Water Environment (Oil Storage) (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

If you cause pollution or allow it to occur, you may be committing a criminal offence. You can find our contact details at the end of these guidelines.

This document is produced in accordance with the Code of Practice on Guidance on Regulation 2008, (see Section 15).

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