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Chemical Bulk Storage

The Environment, Health and Safety Office administers the University's Chemical Bulk Storage Program.  Cornell University currently has bulk hazardous substances stationary storage tanks registered with the NYS DEC.  Regulated Chemical Bulk Storage tanks are defined as (6NYCRR Part 596):

  1. an aboveground tank storing a hazardous substance, or mixture thereof, with a capacity of one-hundred and eighty-five (185) gallons or greater;
  2. an underground tank storing a hazardous substance or mixture thereof of any capacity; or
  3. a non-stationary tank used to store one thousand (1,000) kilograms (2,200 lbs.) or more of a hazardous substance or mixture thereof for a period of ninety (90) consecutive days or more.

Written Program/Manuals

Bulk Storage Program Manual Protected Document