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EPA Awards Oklahoma over $1.2 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 30, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Conservation Commission $459,000 to respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks (UST). The agency will also receive $809,000 to clean petroleum leaks. EPA recently strengthened the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to ...

Richmond Company Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 11, 2012)

Stratton Metals has settled alleged violations of underground fuel storage tank regulations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The metals recycling company, located at 900 Brook Road, in Richmond, Va., agreed to pay a $5,098 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal and state regulations designed to prevent, detect, ...

EPA proposes guidance for underground storage tanks (HQ)

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 17, 2010)

As part of its commitment to help ensure that biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, are safely stored in underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft guidance for UST owners and operators who wish to store these fuels. EPA is requesting comments on the proposed guidance that clarifies how an ...

Baltimore County settles violations of underground storage tank regulations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 25, 2008)

Baltimore County has settled alleged violations of regulations designed to prevent leaks of fuel and hazardous wastes from underground storage tanks (UST), the US Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged UST violations at 13 county-owned and operated locations. The county will pay a civil penalty of ...

Howard County, Maryland, Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Two Facilities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 15, 2014)

Howard County, Maryland, has agreed to pay a $9,727 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank (UST) regulations at two facilities in Columbia, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the county for not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, detect, and control leaks of petroleum and ...

EPA Issues Two Grant Guidelines For State Underground Storage Tank Programs

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 25, 2007)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued two final grant guidelines for states, which will implement key provisions of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The financial responsibility and installer certification grant guidelines require that an underground storage tank manufacturer or installer have ...

EPA Reports to Congress on Underground Storage Tank Program in Indian Country

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 16, 2007)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a report to Congress on implementation and enforcement of the underground storage tank program in Indian Country. The report describes the progress that tribes and EPA have made working together to prevent and clean up releases from underground storage tanks and discusses future challenges facing ...

EPA Issues Two Grant Guidelines for State Underground Storage Tank Programs

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 27, 2007)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued two final guidelines for states, which will implement key provisions of the underground storage tank (UST) amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005: the inspection grantguidelines and the grant guidelines for state compliance reports on government USTs.  The inspection grant guidelines ...

U.S. Navy settles underground storage tank violations at Hampton Roads facility

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 26, 2012)

The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $5,855 penalty to settle alleged underground storage tank (UST) violations at its Building NH94, located at 7918 Blandy St., Norfolk, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. There are three 25,000-gallon underground storage tanks at this facility containing diesel fuel. Each UST is required ...

EPA Seeks Public Comment On Draft Underground Storage Tanks Grant Guidelines

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 25, 2007)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released for public comment draft grant guidelines for states to report on the compliance of government underground storage tanks under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. States will have to report on the compliance status of underground storage tanks owned or operated by federal, state, and local ...

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