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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are safely stored in underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft guidance for UST owners and operators who wish to store these fuels.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 ...

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 Releases Operator Training Guidelines for State Underground Storage Tank Programs

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the final operator training grant guidelines for states, which implement a key provision of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The operator training grant guidelines describe the minimum requirements states must meet in order to comply with the operator ...

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 ...

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 strengthens underground storage tank requirements to improve prevention and detection of leaks

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 22, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) is strengthening the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases from USTs which are one of the leading sources of groundwater contamination. EPA’s action will strengthen existing requirements and help ensure all USTs in the United ...

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 ...

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