New York Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Underground 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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Applicability: 6 NYCRR 613-1.2

Categorizing facilities: 6 NYCRR 613-1.3

Registration: 6 NYCRR 613-1.9(a)

Fees: 6 NYCRR 613-1.9

Construction, design, and installation:

Category 2 and 3 Tanks: 6 NYCRR 613-2.1(b)

Category 1 tanks: 6 NYCRR 6 NYCRR 613-2.1(c)

Operating requirements:

Spill and overfill prevention: 6 NYCRR 613-2.2(a)

Corrosion Protection: 6 NYCRR 613-2.2(b)

Leak Detection:

Tanks and Piping: 6 NYCRR 613-2.3(b)

Closure: 6 NYCRR 613-3.5

Release reporting: 6 NYCRR 613-2.4

Operator training: 6 NYCRR 613-2.5

Hazardous substance bulk storage: New York Hazardous Substance Bulk Storage Act, ECL 40-0101 to 40-0123 and regulations at 6 NYCRR 596 to 599

Applicability: 6 NYCRR 596.1

Exemptions: 6 NYCRR 596.1(b)(4)

Definitions: 6 NYCRR 596.1(c)

Registration: 6 NYCRR 596.2

Fees: 6 NYCRR 596.3

Release reporting: 6 NYCRR 597.4

Corrective action:

Spill prevention reports: 6 NYCRR 596.1(k)

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Remediation and Materials Management Division of Environmental Remediation Bureau of Program Management Petroleum and Chemical Bulk Storage Section

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

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