The Regulatory Reform revisions to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan are effective June 20, 2014 (with some provisions in effect as of April 25, 2014).
This concludes BWSC “Reg Reform” project, although the program is committed to continually evaluating and improving the regulations, policy and guidance as appropriate. Please check the MassDEP Waste Site Cleanup web page for any new projects or initiatives.
- 310 CMR 40.0000 – 2014 Massachusetts Contingency Plan file size2MB file size3MB
5/23/14 (Effective 4/25/14) Corrected
- Important Note:
While most provisions take effect June 20, 2014, there are certain regulations that took effect on April 25, 2014, including:
- The Reportable Concentrations for Oil and Hazardous Material in groundwater or soil listed in the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material List at 310 CMR 40.1600;
- The elimination of the requirement to submit an initial Tier I Permit Application, formerly 310 CMR 40.0704, from 310 CMR 40.0000; and
- RPs, PRPs or Other Persons may conduct an initial Tier Classification of a disposal site in accordance with the Tier Classification Process and Basis for Tier Classification in 310 CMR 40.0510 and 310 CMR 40.0520, respectively.
The documents in this section present the text changes, in both redline and clean versions, to the final MCP amendments submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office for publication on April 25, 2014.
- Final Amendments to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000 Clean Version file size1MB
- Final Amendments to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000 Redline/Strikeout Version file size1MB
- Response to Comment Document
This document summarizes the public comment received on the public hearing draft of the proposed MCP amendments and MassDEP’s response to those comments.
- MCP Numerical Standards and Reportable Concentration Changes (RCs)
This spreadsheet provides a comparison of the MCP Standards and RCs in the 2014 final MCP amendments to the preceding values.
- Revised BWSC eDEP Transmittal Forms file size 3MB
- New MCP Questions and Answers in support of the amendments to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (310 CMR 40.0000) published April 25, 2014 (fully effective June 20, 2014)
- AUL Guidance: Public Review Draft file size2MB
- 310 CMR 40.1099 Forms for Activity and Use Limitations (effective date June 20, 2014)
- Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) for Gardening at Remediated M.G.L. Chapter 21E Disposal Sites: Public Review Draft
- Remote Telemetry Information for Active Exposure Pathway Mitigation Measures
- Instructions for Newspaper Public Notices of Response Action Status
- MCP Timelines and Fees
- Summary of the Fee Changes Related to the 2014 Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) Revisions