New York Aboveground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Aboveground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Petroleum bulk storage facilities: New York Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 17-1001 to 17-1017, 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 613

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New York Fire Code: 19 NYCRR 1225

Hazardous substance bulk storage: New York Hazardous Substance Bulk Storage Act, ECL 40-0101 to 40-0123 and regulations at 6 NYCRR 595 to 599

Petroleum bulk storage:

Applicability: 6 NYCRR 613-1.2

Registration: 6 NYCRR 613-1.9(a)

Design and construction: 6 NYCRR 613-4.1(b)(1)

Installation: 6 NYCRR 613-4.1(b)(4)

Operating requirements: 6 NYCRR 613-4.2

Bulk storage in floodplains: 6 NYCRR 613-4.2(e)

Stormwater management: 6 NYCRR 613-4.2(f)

Inspections: 6 NYCRR 613-4.3(b)(1)

Closure: 6 NYCRR 613-4.5

Hazardous substance bulk storage: 6 NYCRR 598 and 6 NYCRR 599

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Remediation and Materials Management Division of Environmental Remediation

Cortland County Health Department Public Health Sanitarian

Nassau County Department of Health Bureau of Environmental Management

Nassau County Fire Commission Office of the Fire Marshal

Rockland County Department of Health Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center

Suffolk County Department of Health Services Hazardous Materials Management

Westchester County Department of Health Office of Environmental Risk Control

Local fire departments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The New York Fire Code adopts the International Fire Code with additional references to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) bulk petroleum storage requirements. New York has adopted regulations ...

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New York Aboveground Storage Tanks Resources

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Checklists Tank In-Service Inspection Checklist
Forms UST/AST Registration
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