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MassDEP Extends UST Testing Deadlines

Due to supply chain and contractor availability issues attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic, MassDEP has extended several UST regulatory deadlines.

  • Deadline to conduct integrity testing of turbine, intermediate and dispenser sumps on or before October 13, 2021 has been extended until October 13, 2022.
  • Spill Bucket testing must be conducted on or before October 13, 2022.

Proposed UST Operator Training Regulations for Massachussetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has proposed emergency regulations creating an underground storage tank (UST) operator training program in accordance with provisions of the 2005 Energy Policy Act.  There are two scheduled public hearings scheduled for June 21 and June 23, 2011.  

The period for accepting written comments will remain open until 5:00 p.m. ET on July 5, 2011. Submit comments to: MassDEP, Underground Storage Tank Program, c/o Thomas Denormandie, UST Program, One Winter St., 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 or thomas.denormandie@state.ma.us.