U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Sep 22, 2023
Upon confirmation of a release in accordance with § 280.52 or after a release from the UST system is identified in any other manner, owners and operators must perform the following initial response actions within 24 hours of a release or within another reasonable period of time determined by the implementing agency:
(a) Report the release to the implementing agency (e.g., by telephone or electronic mail);
(b) Take immediate action to prevent any further release of the regulated substance into the environment; and
(c) Identify and mitigate fire, explosion, and vapor hazards.