What's New

Feedback Requested by December 18: Draft Revised Policy #26

Petroleum Storage Tank Committee Policy #26 has been revised to include shortened time limits for submitting reimbursement applications to the Fund. Please review the changes to Policy #26 in the document linked below, and if you have any comments, send them to cdle_ops_public_comment@state.co.us by December 18, 2016.


Enhancements to Listed Consultant Program Forthcoming

OPS is pleased to announce that Recognized Environmental Professionals (REPs) will replace Individual Listed Consultants effective January 1, 2018. The REP designation will better align decision-making responsibility between OPS, environmental consultants and responsible parties by identifying environmental consultants who can demonstrate decision-making experience on environmental characterization and remediation projects.

Read the fact sheet below for more information about this change.


December PSTC Meeting Canceled

The Petroleum Storage Tank Committee Meeting that was scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016, has been canceled. If you have any questions about the Committee, you may contact Kris Wilson at kristine.wilson@state.co.us or 303-318-8515.


Incentive Program

Beginning January 1, 2017, the Petroleum Program has the authority to provide incentives to underground or aboveground storage tank owners and operators for significant operational compliance or to upgrade existing tank systems using moneys in the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund.

View the Incentive Program Overview document for more details about how to apply.


New Petroleum Guidance Now Available

The Petroleum Program is pleased to announce that you can now find all of the information you need to know in order to comply with the OPS standards for operating your tank system, cleaning up a release or applying for reimbursement in one place - the Petroleum Program Guidance! This web-based guidance will now serve as the primary place where we will provide our stakeholders with current information regarding how to meet the requirements included in the Colorado Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations and Statutes.

You may save the link http://www.coworkforce.gov/petroleumguidance/ to your favorites to access the Petroleum Program Guidance.



Petroleum Program news is posted here as updates become available. Check the Calendar of Events for information about upcoming training classes and other events.