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(a)(1) There is established the Advisory Committee on Petroleum Storage Tanks to be composed of the following members:
(A) A representative from the property and casualty segment of the insurance industry;
(B) A representative from a company that is a refiner and also has service stations or other motor fuel retail outlets in the state;
(C) A representative from a company that is a jobber or wholesaler of petroleum products in the state;
(D) An independent retail service station dealer;
(E) The State Fire Marshal or his or her designee;
(F) A representative from a company that installs or repairs petroleum storage tanks; and
(G) A representative from a company that has one (1) or more employees with knowledge and expertise regarding environmental protection and management matters.
(2) The Governor shall appoint the members of the committee subject to confirmation by the Senate as follows:
(A) The Governor shall consult the Arkansas Petroleum Council before making the appointment under subdivision (a)(1)(B) of this section;
(B) The Governor shall consult the Arkansas Oil Marketers Association before making the appointment under subdivision (a)(1)(C) of this section;
(C) The Governor shall consult the Service Station Dealers of Arkansas before making the appointment under subdivision (a)(1)(D) of this section; and
(D) The Governor shall consult the Arkansas Environmental Federation, Inc., before making the appointment under subdivision (a)(1)(G) of this section.
(3) Each member of the committee shall serve a four-year term and until a successor has been appointed.
(4) Any vacancies shall be filled by the Governor to serve the remainder of the term.
(b) Committee members shall serve without compensation but may receive expense reimbursement and stipends in accordance with § 25-16-901 et seq.
(c) The committee shall select a member to serve as chair each year.
(d) The committee shall meet as necessary to carry out its duties under this subchapter and at the call of the chair.
(e) The Division of Environmental Quality shall provide adequate staff to support the activities of the committee.
(f) The committee shall adopt all rules necessary to conduct its business.
(g) The committee shall advise and make recommendations to the Director of the Division of Environmental Quality regarding claims for payment under this subchapter.
(h) The committee shall advise the division and the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission regarding promulgation of rules concerning storage tanks.
(i) No member of the committee shall participate in any decision on any claim in which the firm or organization by which that member is employed or in which that member has a direct or indirect financial interest is involved.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 8. Environmental Law § 8-7-904. Advisory Committee on Petroleum Storage Tanks - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-8-environmental-law/ar-code-sect-8-7-904/
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