MA Oil Remediation Laws
In July of 2010, the State of Massachusetts put a law into effect addressing oil leaks from home heating systems. The law had two major provisions requiring:
The installation of either an oil safety valve or an oil supply line with protective sleeve on systems that do not have these devises
Insurance Companies that write home insurance must offer coverage for leaks from heating systems that use oil.
Some homeowners were exempt from taking these leak prevention steps if:
The oil burner is located above the oil storage tank and the entire