Underground Storage Tank Regulation in New York

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Underground Storage Tank Regulation in New York Owning an underground storage tank (UST) comes with a formal set of responsibilities. Government regulations are designed to lessen possible releases of contaminants from underground storage tanks through tank construction and installation standards and by leak detection technology. A professional environmental engineering firm can assist you with the… Read More

Regulatory Update: EPA Announces Plan to Deal with PFAS

Regulatory Update: EPA Announces Plan to Deal with PFAS Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (known collectively as PFAS) have been a hot-button issue over the past several years.  In 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greatly reduced the Health Advisory Levels for the chemicals originally set in 2009.  Additionally, Gabreski Air National Guard Base… Read More

What Are The Components Associated With Underground Storage Tank Removals?

The procedures to remove an underground storage tank are regulated! Whether you’re planning to remove a single underground storage tank or a multi-tank system, you’ll need to obtain necessary permits from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (or your state’s equivalent agency). Some municipalities such as New York City have additional rules and may… Read More

6 Causes For Above Ground Storage Tank Spills & Leaks

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How to Avoid Above Ground Storage Tank Spills & Leaks You can save money choosing an above ground storage tank to house large quantities of hazardous substances that your company handles regularly. The tanks can be less expensive than underground storage tanks, and installation is far less costly. But there are still important responsibilities that come with… Read More