Extension of NSW EPA oversight for the UPSS Regulation until 31 August 2019

NSW Contaminated Land Management Update

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will continue as the appropriate regulatory authority for underground petroleum storage systems (UPSS) matters up to 31 August 2019.

The amending regulation, the Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Amendment (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulation 2017, is published on the NSW Legislation website

The EPA will continue to work with local government to improve its capacity to regulate the petroleum handling and storage industry.

A thorough review of the Protection of the Environment Operations (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulation 2014 will begin in 2018. The EPA will consult with local councils and other stakeholders as part of that process.

More information is available on the EPA webpage

Please contact us if you need further clarification of your requirements.

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