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Nov 14, 2012


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Shasta Steinweden
(406) 444-3109


Interstate Sinclair Resolves Montana Underground Storage Tank Act Violations


Helena --- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has settled its administrative enforcement action against Elmer Heinrich for violations of the Montana Underground Storage Tank Act at Interstate Sinclair located in Glendive, Montana.

In its administrative order, DEQ alleged that Heinrich failed to obtain a compliance inspection within the required time frame, conduct tank and line leak detection monitoring, test corrosion protection equipment, test leak detection equipment, and empty an inactive tank. An administrative penalty of $3,120 was assessed for the violations.

To resolve the violations, Heinrich paid the administrative penalty and removed the underground storage tanks.

For questions about underground storage tank regulations contact, the Underground Storage Tank Program at (406) 444-5300 or visit DEQ's website at

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