New Mexico: Proposed revisions to leak detection regs. STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS


Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau has posted draft proposed revisions to 20.5.6 NMAC and 20.5.7 NMAC on this web page: 20.5.6 NMAC currently covers release detection for all regulated storage tank systems. The proposed revised 20.5.6 NMAC covers release detection only for regulated underground storage tank systems. The release detection requirements for above ground storage tanks would be moved to a new part of 20.5 NMAC. The proposed revised 20.5.7 NMAC covers reporting and investigation of suspected and confirmed releases for all regulated storage tank systems, as does the current 20.5.7 NMAC.

PSTB is in the process of revising the Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations to adopt provisions of the new federal rules (effective October 15, 2015) and to clarify the existing rules where needed. Three public stakeholder meetings are scheduled in June to present and discuss draft revisions as follows:

Date/Time :          June 7, 2017 at 10 am

Location:              Albuquerque  

                             African American Pavilion at the State Fairgrounds (EXPO NM) 
                             310 San Pedro Dr. NE

(Enter by Gate 3 near Copper & San Pedro NE. There should be someone there to direct you to the African American Pavilion. Parking is free.)

Date/Time :           June 8 at 1 pm

Location:               Farmington

                              Information Technology Building (copper top), room 7103
                              San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd.

Go to to download a map to assist with parking and finding your way.

Date/Time:             June 14, 2017 at 1 pm

Location:                Roswell

                               ENMU-Roswell Campus Union Building
                               Multipurpose Room 110
                               48 University Blvd.

Directions to the Campus Union Building: Go as far south on Main St. in Roswell as you can. When you must turn, turn right onto Martin St. Immediately after you pass University Blvd, you will see the swimming pool/pool house on your left. Park near the pool house. The Campus Union Building is next to the pool house and faces University Boulevard.

If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, contact Linda Vigil as soon as possible at 505.827.2002 (Relay users please access the number via the New Mexico Relay Network) or Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact Linda Vigil if accessible format is needed.

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New Mexico Environment Department
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P.O. Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502
(505) 827-2855

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