Tank Owners

Tanks owners are the responsible parties for all assessment and remediation activities when a release at the facility has been reported. Once a release has been reported, the site is assigned to a project manager (Division of Owners per Project Manager).  MDEQ will require information from the tank owner, perform a site visit, and if necessary, determine if the site is eligible for the Mississippi Groundwater Protection Trust Fund.  If the site is Trust Fund Eligible, the tank owner will be responsible for the hiring of an Environmental Response Action Contractor (ERAC) and will also need to complete the following: