New Jersey Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New Jersey Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances Act, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 58:10A-21 to 58:10A-35, and regulations at NJAC 7:14B-1.1et seq.

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Petroleum Underground Storage Tank (UST) Remediation, Upgrade, and Closure Fund (UST Fund): New Jersey Underground Storage Tank (UST) Finance Act, NJSA 58:10A-37.1 et seq., and regulations at NJAC 7:26C-12.1 to 12.4 and Appendices

New Jersey Water Pollution Control Act, NJSA 58:10A-1 et seq.

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Act, NJSA 52:27D-119 et seq.

Applicability: NJAC 7:14B-1.4

Exemptions: NJAC 7:14B-1.4

Unregulated heating oil tanks: NJAC 7:26C-13.1 to 7:26C-13.5

Registration: NJAC 7:14B-2.1 to 7:14B-2.7

Fees: NJAC 7:14B-3.1 to 7:14B-3.10

Secondary containment: NJAC 7:14B-4.1

Delivery prohibition: NJAC 7:14B-5.9

Permits: NJAC 7:14B-10.1 to 7:14B-10.8


Classification: NJAC 7:14B-13.2

Fees: NJAC 7:14B-3.10

Certification requirements: NJAC 7:14B-13.1 to 7:14B-13.10

Certification renewal: NJAC 7:14B-13.6 and NJAC 7:14B-13.7

Certification language: NJAC 7:14B-1.7

Release reporting: NJAC 7:14B-8.1

Closure: NJAC 7:14B-9.2

Financial responsibility: NJAC 7:14B-2.2 and NJAC 7:14B-15.1 to 7:14B-15.4

UST Fund: NJAC 7:26C-12.1 to 7:26C-12.4 and Appendices

Regulatory Agencies

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Compliance and Enforcement Water Compliance and Enforcement Program

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA)

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. New Jersey is not authorized by the U.S. Department of Environmental ...

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