PST Forms and Guidance
Forms and guidance for leaking PSTs include:
- Interoffice Memorandums (IOMs)
- Regulatory Guidance (RGs)
- LPST Action Levels and Target Levels
- PST Program QAPP
Contact the Remediation Division, Petroleum Storage Tank/Dry Cleaner Remediation Program Section, at 512-239-2200 for more information about PST release reporting, assessment, and remediation, or to obtain PST program documents not available on this page.
IOMs describe new policies, changes to existing policies or guidance, new legislation, new human health risk assessment information, etc.
- July 31, 2003, Sample Handling and Preservation Procedures; Collection Procedures for Groundwater Samples (IOM-073103). Reiterates standard industry procedures for proper collection, handling and custody of environmental samples, which apply to all samples collected under any TCEQ Remediation Division program (e.g., PST Program, Corrective Action, Voluntary Cleanup Program). Outlines a new custody procedure that must be followed when samples will not be received by the laboratory within two (2) days of sample collection. Brief discussion of previously issued TCEQ guidance ("Consistency Memorandum" , July 23, 1998) on low-flow groundwater collection and filtering.
- May 18, 2001, Guidelines for Sampling Domestic Water Wells for Petroleum Storage Tank Contaminants (IOM-051801). Provides general guidelines for collecting representative water samples from domestic water wells.
- January 10, 2001, Standard Operating Procedure for Evaluation of Costs of Sampling & Analysis of Groundwater Samples for Monitor Wells with Water Levels Above the Top of the Wellscreen (IOM-011001). Explains reimbursement eligibility for groundwater samples collected from monitoring wells screened above and below the top of the water table.
- April 29, 1997, Interim Guidance1: Monitoring Natural Attenuation for Verification of Groundwater Plume Stability (IOM-042997). Based on a paper by McAllister, P.M., and Chiang, C.Y., 1994, A Practical Approach to Evaluating Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Ground Water, in Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, V.14, pp. 161-173.
- TCEQ-0017, Field Activity Report Form
- TCEQ-0025, Product Recovery Report Form
- TCEQ-0028, Site Closure Request Form
- TCEQ-0030, Final Site Closure Report Form
- TCEQ-0495, Construction Notification Form
- TCEQ-0507, Notice of Corrective Action
- TCEQ-0562, Assessment Report Form
- TCEQ-00621, Release Determination Report Form.
- TCEQ-0659, Aboveground Storage Tank Registration Form
- TCEQ-00694, Notice of Remediation System Installation (NRSI) Form
- TCEQ-00695, Remedial Technology Screening (RTS) Form
- TCEQ-00696, Operation, Monitoring, and Performance Report (OMPR) Form
- TCEQ-00707,CAP Worksheets
- TCEQ-0724, UST Registration & Self-Certification Form
- TCEQ-00013, Groundwater Monitoring Report
- TCEQ-20097, Incident Report Form . Use this form to report suspected or confirmed PST releases to the TCEQ within 24 hours of discovery.
- TCEQ-20428, Correspondence ID Form must accompany all correspondence submitted to all Remediation Division cleanup programs and should be affixed to the front of your submittal as a cover page on or after June 1, 2010. Before completing the form, be sure to read the Correspondence ID Form Instructions. The Correspondence ID Form requires macros to be enabled on your PC. If you prefer not to enable macros, you can use our non-macro version of the form. If using the non-macro version, please refer to the Correspondence ID Form Instructions for information needed to complete the form.
- RG-523/PST-03, Risk-Based Corrective Action for Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Sites (January 2017) (PDF). This document contains guidelines for registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective action project managers on risk-based corrective action for leaking petroleum storage tank sites in Texas.
- RG-411, Investigating and Reporting Releases from Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs) (August 2012), has been revised to remove references to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule and to update Table 1 to reflect current action levels. The investigation and sampling requirements established in RG-411 remain the same.
- RG-523/PST-06, Groundwater Monitoring and Reporting for LPST Sites (June 2014). This document contains guidelines for registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective action project managers on groundwater monitoring and reporting for leaking petroleum storage tank sites in Texas.
- RG-523/PST-10, Corrective Action Plans for LPST Sites (March 2017). This document contains guidelines for registered corrective action specialists, licensed corrective action project managers, or licensed professional engineers on selecting and developing engineered Corrective Action Plans for leaking petroleum storage tank sites in Texas.
- RG-253/PST-11, Operation, Monitoring, and Performance of Remediation Systems at LPST Sites (March 2017). This document contains guidelines for registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective action project managers on Operation, Monitoring, and Performance of Remediation Systems at LPST Sites.
- The following are current PST program Action Levels, Target Concentrations, and supporting information:
- Action Levels (revised August 12, 2011)
- Plan A Target Concentrations (revised September 1, 2011)
- Equations used to derive the Target Concentrations (revised September 2, 2011)
- Toxicity parameters and chemical/physical factors (revised August 18, 2011)