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Revised Regulations: Bulk Storage of Petroleum and Chemicals; Management of Used Oil

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6 NYCRR Parts 595-599, 612-614, 370, 374-2

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has revised regulations for the bulk storage of petroleum (Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS)) and chemicals (Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS)) and for the management of used oil. DEC has revised these regulations to reflect changes in State laws and federal laws and regulations. The PBS and CBS revisions are effective October 11, 2015; the used oil revisions are effective November 10, 2015.

Note: 6 NYCRR Section 597.3 was amended by Emergency Adoption to add perfluorooctanoic acid to the list of hazardous substances, effective January 27, 2016.

Regulatory Documents for Petroleum Bulk Storage and Used Oil

Regulatory Documents for Chemical Bulk Storage

Document Repositories for Review of the Technical Standards

The technical standards documents may also be inspected at the following DEC offices, by calling the noted contact for an appointment.

  • Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Attention: Russ Brauksieck (518) 402-9553
  • Region 1, SUNY, Building #40, Stony Brook, NY 11790, Attention: Karen Gomez (631) 444-0320
  • Region 2, Hunters Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101, Attention: Leszek Zielinski (718) 482-6455
  • Region 3, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Attention: Ed Moore (845) 256-3137
  • Region 4, 1150 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Attention: Lynn Winterberger (518) 357-2374
  • Region 5, 1115 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 13601, Attention: Russ Huyck (518) 897-1242
  • Region 6, State Office Building, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, Attention: Gary McCullouch (315) 785-2513
  • Region 7, 615 Erie Boulevard West, Syracuse, NY 13204, Attention: Dick Brazell (315) 426-7523
  • Region 8, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Attention: Pete Miller (585) 226-5427
  • Region 9, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, Attention: Greg Sutton (716) 851-7220

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