§ 23-23-30. Stage II vapor recovery systems.
(a) For the purposes of this section, "stage II vapor collection and control system" means a system which collects gasoline vapors displaced from motor vehicle gasoline tanks during refueling and which routes the vapors to a stationary storage tank.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 23-23-5:
(1) A motor vehicle fuel dispensing facility shall be exempt from the department's stage II system requirements if it begins operation after the effective date of this section; and
(2) Upon department verification and approval, a motor vehicle fuel dispensing facility shall be exempt from the department's stage II system requirements if excavation of one or more underground gasoline storage tanks is required in order to install or repair a below-ground component of the stage II vapor collection and control system or the facility replaces fifty percent (50%) or more of its gasoline dispensers after the effective date of this subsection.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 160, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 246, § 1.)