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Bulk Storage Guidance Documents

Bulk Storage Information Note: This information is intended to provide facility/tank owners and operators answers to commonly asked questions. Facility/tank owners should obtain a copy of the New York State bulk storage regulations from their local DEC Regional Office and read them carefully and in their entirety. Facility/tank owners are responsible for complying with all of the New York State bulk storage regulations.

What's New

DER-25: Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS) Inspection Handbook (PDF) (103 page, 1.3 mB) Issued 04/20/2011; Effective 06/03/2011. New program policy that provides guidance for Division of Environmental Remediation (DER) staff on conducting an inspection at a PBS facility in accordance with the PBS regulations, 6 NYCRR Parts 612-614, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency federal Underground Storage Tank regulations, 40 CFR 280. This handbook addresses inspections for both underground and aboveground storage tanks at these PBS facilities. Related Reference: Petroleum Bulk Storage Inspection Form (PDF) (6 page, 1mB).

Draft Guidance:

DER-17 [DRAFT]: Guidelines for Inspecting and Certifying Secondary Containment Systems of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks at Major Oil Storage Facilities (PDF) (42 page, 166 kB) - Public comment period ended Friday, December 5, 2008. Contact person for this draft program policy is Mr. Russ Brauksieck, Bureau of Technical Support, Division of Environmental Remediation, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-7020 or e-mail.

Issued Guidance:

Chemical Bulk Storage Program (CBS)

Petroleum Bulk Storage Program (PBS)

Major Oil Storage Facility Program (MOSF)

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