August 11, 2014

DEC Proposal for Storage Regulations

DEC Proposes Updates to Petroleum, Used Oil and Chemical Storage Regulations - A New NYSDEC Press Release

DEC Proposes Updates to Petroleum, Used Oil and Chemical Storage Regulations

Public Comment Period on Proposed Changes to Run Through November 4, 2014

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has proposed changes to update and consolidate Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS) and Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS) regulations, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. The proposed changes would clarify existing requirements and should therefore make it easier for those who store bulk amounts of petroleum or hazardous substances/chemicals in tank systems to comply with equipment and handling standards needed to prevent contamination of soil, groundwater, surface water and public water supplies.  ...


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