New UST regulations in Massachusetts

February 12, 2015

Mass logoOn December 24, 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) announced adoption of the following regulations, effective January 2, 2015:

  • 310 CMR 7.24(3) Distribution of Motor Vehicle Fuel (Stage I Vapor Recovery)
  • 310 CMR 7.24(6) Dispensing of Motor Vehicle Fuel (Stage II Vapor Recovery)
  • 310 CMR 80.00 Underground Storage Tank Regulations (UST)

Tank owners and operators are given 120 days’ grace period to comply with the new regulations, ending April 30, 2015.

Click here for highlights of changes most pertinent to tank owners and operators. Regulations, related materials and informational workshop dates are posted on MassDEP’s website.

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