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Glossary - Bulk Storage Terms

The record for each site listed is composed of a series of fields that contain specific information about each site. To help the reader interpret the information provided in this on-line data base, the list below gives definitions and descriptions for the fields.

Facility Information
Term Definition
County County where facility is located
Expiration Date Date of expiration of the registration or license
Facility Name Name assigned to the facility
Facility Status Current status of the facility (active, inactive, etc.)
Locality Town, city or village where the facility is located
Site Address Street address of the facility
Site No Number assigned to the facility by DEC
Site Type Program type - PBS: Petroleum Bulk Storage, MOSF: Major Oil Storage Facilities, CBS: Chemical Bulk Storage
State State where the facility is located
Zipcode Zip code of the facility
Owner Information
Term Definition
Owner Name and address of owner of the tanks at the facility
Mail Contact Name and address of contact person for mailing correspondence
Tank Information
Term Definition
Dispenser Specifies how product is moved from tank to the end use
Overfill Equipment used to provide overfill prevention for the tank
Percentage Percentage of additive in product (10% ethanol, etc)
Pipe External Protection Method of providing external protection to the piping (cathodic protection, coatings, etc.)
Piping Leak Detection Equipment used to provide leak detection for the piping
Pipe Location Location of piping (underground, aboveground, etc.)
Pipe Secondary Containment Equipment used to provide secondary containment for the piping
Product Stored Product stored in the tank
Pipe Type Pipe material construction
Spill Prevention Equipment used to provide spill prevention from deliveries (spill catch basin)
Tank Capacity Capacity of the tank in gallons
Tank Closed Date Date tank was permanently closed
Tank External Protection Method of providing external protection to tank (cathodic protection, coatings, etc.)
Tank Install Date Date tank was installed
Tank Internal Protection Method of providing internal protection to the tank (tank lining)
Tank Last Test Date of last tank test submitted and accepted by DEC
Tank Location Location of tank (underground, aboveground, etc.)
Tank Leak Detection Equipment used to provide leak detection for the tank
Tank Next Test Due Date that next tank test is due based on data supplied by owner
Tank No Identification number for the tank (assigned by owner)
Tank Secondary Containment Equipment used to provide secondary containment for the tank
Tank Status Current status of tank (active, closed, etc.)
Tank Test Method Method used to test the tank system last time tested
Tank Type Material of construction of the tank

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