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Webinar and Public Information Meeting

Draft Revisions to Regulations for the Bulk Storage of Petroleum and Hazardous Substances

The location of the September 10, 2013 public meeting has been changed; please see below.

To help the public understand the draft regulations and ask questions, DEC hosted a live webinar on August 14, 2013 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and will hold a public information meeting on September 10, 2013 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in Albany (staff will also be available for discussion after the meeting). Below are details regarding information from the webinar and how to participate in the public meeting.


To help the public understand the draft regulations and ask questions, DEC hosted a live webinar on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The slides from the webinar (PDF) (200 kB) are now available. If you would like to receive a copy of the complete recording of the webinar, please email your request to DEC.

Public Information Meeting - Change in Location

Note: Due to increased interest in attending the meeting, the meeting location has been changed to a larger facility; see below.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, DEC will host an informal public information meeting for people not able to attend the webinar or who have additional questions. The material presented at this meeting will be similar to what was presented in the webinar.

To help DEC prepare for the right number of attendees, please send an email to DEC if you plan to attend this meeting. DEC staff will also be available after the meeting from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm to answer questions one-on-one.

New Meeting Location: Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 6, Albany, NY. Directions to the Empire State Plaza and parking information can be found on the link on the right hand side of this page. Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon; doors open at 9:30 am.