|
|
Close





New Mexico Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New Mexico Statutes Annotated (NMSA) 50-9-1

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 20.5.1 to 20.5.18 New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC)

Definition:20.5.1.7 NMAC

Registration: 20.5.2.8 to 20.5.2.16 NMAC and 20.5.3.9 NMAC

Exemptions: 20.5.1.2 NMAC and 20.5.1.7 NMAC

Secondary containment: 20.5.1.7 NMAC and 20.5.4.15 NMAC

Operations and maintenance (O&M) Plan: 20.5.5.9 NMAC

Certification: 20.5.14.8 to 20.5.14.17 NMAC

Operator training: 20.5.18 NMAC

Operator classes: 20.5.18.8 to 20.5.18.12 NMAC

Certified operator responsibilities: 20.5.18.18 NMAC

Retraining: 20.5.18.14 NMAC and 20.5.18.15 NMAC

Leak detection: 20.5.6.1 to 20.5.6.25 NMAC

Alternate methods: 20.5.4.38 NMAC, 20.5.5.23 NMAC, 20.5.6.24 NMAC, and 20.5.18.20 NMAC

Releases: 20.5.7.1 to 20.5.7.11 NMAC

Corrective Action: 20.5.12 NMAC and 20.5.13 NMAC

Financial responsibility: 20.5.9.903 NMAC

Cleanup fund: 20.5.15 NMAC and 20.5.17 NMAC

Closure: 20.5.8 NMAC

Enforcement: 74-4-10 NMSA

Regulatory Agencies

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Environmental Protection Division Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau (PSTB) New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

PSTB District Offices

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. New Mexico obtained authorization from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its state underground storage tank (UST) regulatory program in 1996. The state petroleum storage tank regulations govern both USTs and aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) and are therefore stricter than federal rules. See the state section ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a review of AST rules. The state’s release detection, new tank, and upgrade requirements follow federal UST regulations. New Mexico ...


>> Read more about Underground Storage Tanks

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

New Mexico Underground Storage Tanks Resources

Underground Storage Tanks Products

Enviro.BLR.com
Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
SPCC Interactive Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "SPCC: Current Status and Upcoming Changes; Get Your Facility Up to Speed Now""
Enviro Update Webinar - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar and Recording - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!