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Guide MassDEP Stage I & II Vapor Recovery Program

Vapor recovery systems prevent gasoline fumes from escaping into the air during fuel deliveries to service stations and fueling of vehicles.

News & Updates

Check here first for program announcements and news.

  • MassDEP is allowing installation of Stage I enhanced vapor recovery (EVR) equipment approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) since January 2, 2015.
  • Facilities were required to test spill buckets and sumps and to decommission Stage II systems by January 2, 2017.

See the MassDEP enforcement discretion directive and letters to facility operators in Additional Resources below.

Additional Resources for News & Updates

MassDEP Regulations & Policies

MassDEP most recently amended 310 CMR 7.24: Stage I & II Vapor Recovery in January 2015. See Additional Resources below for:

  • The final amendments (showing changes from the public comment draft), and
  • A fact sheet summarizing the amendments, including what changed, what remained the same, and how to comply.

Note: Only Stage I & II (Phase I & II) vapor recovery systems approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are allowable in Massachusetts.

Additional Resources for MassDEP Regulations & Policies

Stage I System Installation, Certification & Closure

See Key Actions below for all Stage I forms, including those for system installation and modification; annual in-use certification; change in owner, lessee, operator or controller; system closure; and testing company documentation.

To learn more about annual in-use certifications, see Additional Resources below for a Fact Sheet and a listing of individual facilities' due dates.

Key Actions for Stage I System Installation, Certification & Closure

Additional Resources for Stage I System Installation, Certification & Closure

Stage I Guidance & Checklists

See Additional Resources below for guidance to follow and a checklist to use when performing weekly compliance inspections of Stage I vapor recovery systems.

A list of Stage I testing companies operating in Massachusetts is available here.

Additional Resources for Stage I Guidance & Checklists

Stage I Testing Companies

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection does not certify Stage I testing companies. Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement of any company by MassDEP or the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Last updated in September 2017.

Stage I Testing Companies
Aaron Environmental
189 Atwater Street
Plantsville, CT 06479
(800) 372-2766
Dependable Petroleum Service
1 Roberts Road
Plymouth, MA 02362
(800) 322-0360
Quality Compliance
46 Beaver Brook Rd.
Danbury, CT 06810
(855) 762-6675
ATS Environmental Services LLC
286 Houses Corner Road
Sparta, NJ 07871
(800) 440-8265
East Coast Petroleum Compliance
50 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001
(413)-519-0877
Rhode Island Hydraulics
1500 Ten Rod Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 781-5190
Advanced Tank Testing
P.O. Box 385
South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665-8300
ELO2 Inc.
48 Plainfield Pike
Foster, RI 02825
(508) 381-0745
Roy Petroleum LLC
P.O. Box 738
Goffstown, NH 03045
(413) 627-2577
Amor Pump Service LLC
16 Cherry Hill Drive
Newington, CT 06111-1006
(860) 561-5463
FRC Compliance Services LLC
41 Pierce Road
Rockland, MA 02370
(781) 424-4589
Service Station Equipment Inc.
20 Murphy Road     
North Franklin, CT 06254-1805
(860) 848-2278
Biermann Services Inc.
77 Fuller Road
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 592-7725
Gaftek LLC
155 Memorial Drive, Building 4, Unit D
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(888) 485-5731
Tank Testing Services of New England
51 Silkwood Avenue, D2
Belmont, NH 03220
(603) 527-8202
CCMI
25 West State Street
Granby, MA 01033
(413) 467-1124
Hazard’s Testing LLC
323 James Trail
Richmond, RI 02892
(401) 787-8187
Tanknology
127 Gaither Drive, Suite A
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(800) 666-1215
Commtank, Inc.
84 New Salem Street
Wakefield, MA  01880
(617) 628-8260
Lemelin Environmental Services, Inc.
70 North Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 598-8555
Valley Tank Testing
451 Apollo Beach Boulevard
Apollo Beach, FL 33572
(813) 671-9065
Compliance Solutions Inc.
P.O. Box 431
Rochdale, MA 01542
(508) 509-8971
NEXTEST
872 Smithfield Avenue, Suite 202
Lincoln, RI 02865
(800) 858-9128
Wildco Petroleum Equipment Service
1376 West Central Street, Unit 110
Franklin, MA 02038
(866) 244-4724
Compliance Testing Services .
P.O. Box 715
N. Dighton, MA  02764
(774) 872-5151
P.M. Environmental
15 Highwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944
(800) 628-2799
WMS Compliance Testing
P.O. Box 443
Halifax, MA 02338-0443
(781) 293-9619
Crompco LLC
1815 Gallagher Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(800) 646-3161
   

 

Stage II System Decommissioning

MassDEP promulgated regulations in 2015 that required the decommissioning of all Stage II systems and specific enhancements to all Stage I systems by January 2, 2017.

See Key Actions below for related forms and Additional Resources below for an FAQ about the Stage II decommissioning requirement.

Key Actions for Stage II System Decommissioning

Additional Resources for Stage II System Decommissioning

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