Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 ("HSNO Act"), the Environmental Protection Authority gives notice it intends to apply for approval of amendments to the code of practice HSNOCOP 14 Filling of Below Ground Petrol Tanks by Pumping.
This code provides a consistent process for the operation of filling below ground petrol stationary tanks by pumping.
The code sets a means of compliance with:
- the requirements of clause 35A(b) of Schedule 8 to the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004 (as amended).
Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail or email to
Code of Practice Submissions
Compliance Coordination Group
Environmental Protection Authority
Private Bag 63002
Submissions close on 7 June 2013.
A copy of the code can be inspected at the Wellington
office of the Environmental Protection Authority, Level 10, 215 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011.
The code is available on the Environmental Protection Authority website
ROB FORLONG, Chief Executive, Environmental Protection Authority.