FLST General Information

The Flammable Liquids Storage Tanks (FLST) section of the Fuels Division has several responsibilities regarding aboveground and underground fuel tanks. These responsibilities include:

  • The registration and inspection of underground petroleum and hazardous substance storage tanks in accordance with Title 159.

  • The registration of aboveground hazardous substance storage tanks in accordance with Title 158.

  • Issuance of permits to install and remove underground storage tanks in accordance with Title 159.

  • Issuance of permits to install aboveground petroleum storage tanks in accordance with Title 153, Chapter 17.

  • Licensing of contractors and certification of individuals to do underground storage tank work in accordance with Title 159, Chapter 3.

The state is divided into seven inspection areas West, Southwest, Central, Northeast, South Central, East, and Southeast. In addition to these areas nine delegated authority cities/areas also inspect tanks and issue permits in their jurisdiction - Bellevue, Grand Island, LaVista/Papillion, Lincoln, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, and Scottsbluff.

Over the last several years, the FLST section has been investigating motor vehicle fueling fires and prepared a memorandum explaining our findings. If you have any information on this issue, please let us know.

For more information on flammable liquids storage tanks contact Clark Conklin by email, call at (402) 471-9467 or write at 246 S 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1804.

Page last updated July 7, 2015


246 South 14th Street; Lincoln, NE 68508-1804; Phone: (402) 471-2027; Fax: (402) 471-3118