PST Regulations, Current and Proposed
New Petroleum Storage Tank regulations are in effect
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**NEW** Complete 20.5 NMAC and key laws currently in effect: Complete current NM Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations in one pdf
Effective date was December 27, 2018
The current part 123, Corrective Action Fund Administration, of the Petroleum Storage Tank regulations (20.5 NMAC), became effective December 27, 2018 (see near bottom of page).
Effective date was December 21, 2018
Sections 7, 10, 1203, 1210, 3102, 3105 through 3109, 3112, 3114, 4101,4103 through 4106, 4108, 4109, 4114, 5002 through 5006, 5101, 5102, 5202, 5206, and 5209 of 20.6.2 NMAC, Water Quality Control Commission regulations, were amended effective December 21, 2018. Note in particular that some of the ground water quality standards have changed. Please refer to http://www.srca.nm.gov/nmac/nmregister/xxix/20.6.2amend.html for the changes and the new regulation.
Effective date was July 24, 2018
The Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations, 20.5 NMAC (except part 123-formerly part 17), that were adopted by the Environmental Improvement Board on 5/25/2018 were published and are effective as of July 24, 2018.
See below for a correction to part 117, Financial Responsibility.
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** CORRECTION – If you downloaded or received the summary before 8/22/18, please download again. Grace period starting in 2019 is 15 days (p.2).**
*CORRECTED 8/22/18*2018 20.5 NMAC Summary of Major Changes
*SPANISH version of summary*Resumen de Los Principales Cambios en la Regulación de Tanques de Almacenamiento de Petróleo
**NEW** – There was a publishing error in 20.5.117 NMAC below. Use the version of 126.96.36.1995 immediately below instead of the version of 188.8.131.525 NMAC in 20.5.117 as published. Download both for the complete rule. The error will be corrected in a rulemaking. Watch this page for further information.**
*NEW*20.5.123 NMAC (formerly 20.5.17), Corrective Action Fund AdministrationThis part was adopted by the Secretary of NMED on November 19, 2018 and became effective December 27, 2018.
Additional information on changes to part 123 of the Petroleum Storage Tank regulations that took effect 12/27/2018
See 20.5.123 NMAC (formerly 20.5.17), Corrective Action Fund, above, labeled *NEW* for the new regulation.
20.5.123 NMAC, Corrective Action Fund Administration, proposed changes, redline strikeout (this was the version proposed to the Secretary of NMED)
Part 123 was renumbered from part 17 using an emergency rulemaking procedure. The notice of this action is here.
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