(a)  In addition to Rule .1905 of this Section, the requirements of this Rule shall apply to large storage facilities.

(b)  Pesticides shall not be stored within 200 feet of the property line of any schools, hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutional facilities.

(c)  The person responsible for a large storage facility shall have a Board-approved contingency plan for the facility. The contingency plan shall be submitted to the Board. The Board shall consider such factors as the size of the facility, location in relation to the sensitive environmental areas, proximity to industrial, institutional and residential areas, type of pesticides to be stored, and description of the facility's capabilities to deal with emergencies resulting from operational procedures, accidental release, fires, floods, or other emergencies, to minimize, contain and prevent adverse effects from any release of pesticide.

(d)  Pesticide applicators storing 10,000 pounds or more of restricted use pesticides shall be subject to the same requirements as set forth in this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑437; 143‑441; 143‑461; 143‑466;

Eff. January 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1989;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.