Section: Submission of discharge prevention, control and countermeasure plan
a. Each owner or operator of a major facility or a transmission pipeline shall submit to the Department of Environmental Protection a discharge prevention, control, and countermeasure (DPCC) plan reviewed and certified by a professional engineer licensed pursuant to P.L.1938, c.342 (C.45:8-27 et seq.) who shall attest that the plan complies with all applicable departmental requirements and has been prepared in accordance with sound engineering practices.
b. The DPCC plan shall contain the following information:
(1) The name of the major facility or transmission pipeline;
(2) The name and address of the owner or operator of the major facility or transmission pipeline;
(3) The location of the major facility or transmission pipeline;
(4) A description of the major facility or transmission pipeline and a general site plan and maps showing, as applicable, the locations of all below-ground or above-ground structures in which hazardous substances are stored, handled, used, or transported, including off-site transmission pipelines from a major facility and respective pipeline terminuses in- or out-of-State, along with flow diagrams of major facility or transmission pipeline operations;
(5) The number of barrels or other storage capacity of the major facility, or, in the case of transmission pipelines, the transportation capacity of these pipelines, the type and amount of hazardous substances transferred, refined, processed, or stored at the major facility or transmission pipeline, and the average daily throughput of the major facility or transmission pipeline;
(6) Topographical and other maps of the major facility's or transmission pipeline's site and off-site land and water areas in proximity to the major facility or transmission pipeline that could be adversely affected by a discharge or other emergency. The maps shall identify and delineate residential and other land use areas, as well as all environmentally sensitive areas, and identify the nature of the threats from a discharge thereto;
(7) Drainage and diversion plans of the major facility or transmission pipeline, including the location of all major sewers, storm sewers, catchment or containment systems or basins, diversion systems, and all watercourses into which surface water run-off from the major facility or transmission pipeline drains, which drainage and diversion plans shall be designed, where applicable, to prevent hazardous substances, including nonpoint source pollutants, from draining off-site or into ground or surface waters of the State;
(8) A discharge prevention plan and policy statement that identifies (a) leak detection and discharge prevention safety systems, devices, equipment, procedures, or other measures established for the major facility or transmission pipeline to prevent an unauthorized discharge, (b) the schedules, methods, and procedures for testing, maintaining, and inspecting above-ground and below-ground storage tanks, pipelines, and other structures, and leak detection and other preventive or safety systems, devices, or equipment and (c) the qualifications of personnel specifically charged with implementing the DPCC plan and policy, and the authority delegated thereto;
(9) A summary of the nature, scope, and frequency of discharge prevention and emergency response training programs and requirements for major facility or transmission pipeline personnel;
(10) Any other information deemed necessary or useful by the department.
The department may determine the manner and form in which the above information is to be provided, including the form and technology to be used in complying with the mapping requirements of this subsection.
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