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    STD.API/PETRO PUBL 910-ENGL 1 7 9 7 E 0732290 0597Li58 5LiA

    Digest of State Boiler, Pressure Vessel, Piping, and Aboveground Storage Tank Rules and Regulations

    API PUBLICATION 910 EIGHTH EDITION, NOVEMBER 1997

    L- American Petroleum Institute

    Strategres for Todays E nuironmental Partnership

    COPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling ServicesCOPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling Services

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    STD.API/PETRO PUBL 910-ENGL 1 9 9 7 0732290 0 5 7 7 4 5 9 484 =

    nE4- Strategiesfor Todays - .

    Environmental Partnership

    API ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY MISSION AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES

    The members of the American Petroleum Institute are dedicated to continuous efforts to improve the compatibility of our operations with the environment while economically developing energy resources and supplying high quality products and services to consum- ers. We recognize our responsibility to work with the public, the government, and others to develop and to use natural resources in an environmentally sound manner while protecting the health and safety of our employees and the public. To meet these responsibilities, API members pledge to manage our businesses according to the following principles using sound science to prioritize risks and to implement cost-effective management practices:

    To recognize and to respond to community concerns about our raw materiais, prod- ucts and operations. To operate our plants and facilities, and to handle our raw materiais and products in a manner that protects the environment, and the safety and health of our employees and the public. To make safety, health and environmental considerations a priority in our planning, and our development of new products and processes.

    To advise promptly, appropriate officials, employees, customers and the public of information on significant industry-related safety, health and environmental hazards, and to recommend protective measures. To counsel customers, transporters and others in the safe use, transportation and dis- posal of our raw materiais, products and waste materials. To economically develop and produce natural resources and to conserve those resources by using energy efficiently. To extend knowledge by conducting or supporting research on the safety, health and environmental effects of our raw materials, products, processes and waste materials. To commit to reduce overall emissions and waste generation. To work with others to resolve problems created by handling and disposal of hazard- ous substances from our operations. To participate with government and others in creating responsible laws, regulations and standards to safeguard the community, workplace and environment. To promote these principles and practices by sharing experiences and offering assis- tance to others who produce, handle, use, transport or dispose of similar raw materi- ais, petroleum products and wastes.

    COPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling ServicesCOPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling Services

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    STD.API/PETRO PUBL 7LO-ENGL 1 9 9 7 W 0732270 05974b L T b m

    Digest of State Boiler, Pressure Vessel, Piiing, and Aboveground Storage Tank Rules and Regulations

    Manufacturing Distribution and Marketing Department

    API PUBLICATION 910 EIGHTH EDITION, NOVEMBER 1997

    American Petroleum Institute

    COPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling ServicesCOPYRIGHT American Petroleum InstituteLicensed by Information Handling Services

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    STD.API/PETRO PUBL 910-ENGL 1997 W 0 7 3 2 2 9 0 05974b2 O32

    FOREWORD

    This digest of State Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules and Regulations is published to provide information to assist the refining and chemical process industries operating in the United States and Puerto Rico. The digest was compiled under the direction of the Ad Hoc Steering Committee for the Regulatory Action Program of the API Committee on Refinery Equipment.

    THE SUMMARY OF BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL LAWS AND REGULATIONS IS PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND NOT AS A BASIS FOR COMPLIANCE.

    THIS DIGEST MAY BE USED BY ANYONE DESIRING TO DO SO. EVERY EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE BY THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE TO ASSURE THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF THE DATA CONTAINED IN IT; HOWEVER, THE INSTITUTE MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTEE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PUBLICATION OF THIS DIGEST AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ITS USE OR FOR THE VIOLATION OF ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR MUNICIPAL REGULATION WITH WHICH THIS DIGEST MAY CONFLICT.

    The information provided on state laws and regulations is in summary form only. Questions about the content of individual state laws or regulations should be directed to your legal office or the appropriate agency as listed in the state jurisdiction summary. Copies of the laws and regulations can be obtained from the state department or agency or as noted on the information page of the appropriate section.

    Copies of the Digest are available from the API Publications and Distribution Section, 1220 L Street, N. W., Washington, DC 20005.

    The API staff contact for information on the Digest can be reached at (202) 682-8000.

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    API PRESSURE EQUIPMENT AND ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANK REGULATORY ACTION

    LIST OF STATES THAT REFERENCE ANSUAPI 510 PRESSURE VESSEL INSPECTION CODE ..................... 2

    LIST OF STATES THAT REFERENCE ANSIAPI 653 TANK INSPECTION, REPAIR, ALTERATION, AND RECONSTRUCTION .................................................................................... 2

    GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS .................................................................................................... 3 LIST OF PERTINENT ANSI, ASME, AND NFPA CODES ....................................................................................... 5 BOILER, PRESSURE VESSEL, PIPING, AND ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANK RULES AND REGULATIONS

    PROGRAM-POLICY ................................................................................................................................................... 1

    LIST OF STATES THAT REFERENCE ANSUAPI 570, PIPING INSPECTION CODE ........................................... 2

    ALABAMA ........................................................................................................................................................ 7 ALASKA .......................................................................................................................................................... 1 1 ARIZONA ......................................................................................................................................................... 17 ARKANSAS ..................................................................................................................................................... 23 CALIFORNIA .................................................................................................................................................. 29 COLORADO .................................................................................................................................................... 36 CONNECTICUT .............................................................................................................................................. 41 DELA WARE .................................................................................................................................................... 46 FLORIDA ......................................................................................................................................................... 52 GEORGIA ......................................................................................................................................................... 56 HAWAII ........................................................................................................................................................... 64 IDAHO .............................................................................................................................................................. 71 ILLINOIS .......................................................................................................................................................... 76 INDIANA ......................................................................................................................................................... 82 IOWA ................................................................................................................................................................ 88 KANSAS ........................................................................................................................................................... 94 KENTUCKY ..................................................................................................................................................... 99 LOUISIANA ................................................................................................................................................... 104 MAINE ........................................................................................................................................................... 109 MARYLAND