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De-icing, anti-skidding products reminder

USPS wants facilities to follow the rules for proper storage of wintertime de-icing and anti-skidding products.

The Postal Service wants managers at facilities that store large quantities of de-icing and anti-skidding chemical products to remember these materials may be regulated by environmental laws.

These regulations could include mandatory chemical reporting, restrictions on the amount stored, permitting and requirements for on-site storage areas.

Under the Postal Service’s zero discharge policy, facilities that store de-icing and anti-skidding products must keep these materials under shelter, such as an awning, shed or tarp.

Additionally, facilities should not purchase or store more than 10,000 pounds of de-icing and anti-skidding products in a single location, unless absolutely necessary.

Facility managers should go to the Compliance at My Facility Blue page to determine the compliance obligations for storing these materials and other activities at their site.

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