above ground fuel storage News

  • IPI now carries 1000 gallon fuel storage containment sumps

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now provides an even broader range of fuel storage sumps in a variety of sizes with the addition of a new 1000 gallon model from Ultra Tech.  The new Ultra 1000 Containment Sump is now the largest in IPI’s line of fuel tank storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Worried California Governor Pumps Water Storage Plan

    SACRAMENTO, California, July 17, 2007 (ENS) - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday gathered state and local officials on the bank of the shrinking San Luis Reservoir to raise public support for his $5.9 billion water storage program. High temperatures, low rainfall, and a growing population have led to a 'water crisis' across the state, said the governor, pointing to marks on the walls of the ...

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Hopes Rise Again

    Carbon capture and storage, if it proved possible, would help to make the main greenhouse gas harmless. American scientists say they are making progress. Two groups of US scientists are exploring new ways of capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. One technology mimics the tree by using ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Rock-solid carbon storage hopes rise

    Geologists have resolved one great problem about the capture of carbon dioxide from coal-fired or gas-fired power stations and its sequestration deep in the Earth, with what appears to be the prospect of rock-solid carbon storage. Once there in the right rock formations, there’s no reason why it should escape. That ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New NASA Map Reveals Patterns of Tropical Forest Carbon Storage

    A NASA-led research team has used a variety of NASA satellite data to create the most precise map ever produced depicting the amount and location of carbon stored in Earth's tropical forests. The data are expected to provide a baseline for ongoing carbon monitoring and research and serve as a useful resource ...

  • EPA leads effort to contain jet fuel spill on Sand Island

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the continued cleanup of spilled jet fuel at a tank farm facility on the Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. The order requires Airport Service Group International (ASIG), the facility operator, and Hawaii Fueling Facilities Corp., the facility owner, to proceed with cleanup work that will prevent ...

  • Japan OKs fuel removal from pool at nuclear plant

    Japanese regulators on Wednesday gave final approval for the removal of fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building considered the highest risk at a crippled nuclear plant. Removing the fuel rods from the Unit 4 cooling pool is the first major step in a decommissioning process that is expected to last decades at ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA`s Carbon Limits for New Power Plants Must Be ‘Grounded in Reality,` Industry Says

    The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon dioxide emissions limits for new fossil fuel-fired power plants should be reworked to be “grounded in reality,” an industry group said May 12. The proposed rule, formally issued in January, set separate standards for ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Progress Energy wins US$82m in spent nuclear fuel ruling

    The US Court of Federal Claims has ruled that Progress Energy should be paid US$82.8 million for costs incurred as a result of the federal government's failure to accept spent nuclear fuel from the utility. The award covers the costs incurred by Progress Energy to activate fuel storage facilities at plants in Florida and the Carolinas and costs to transfer used nuclear fuel between plants for ...

  • Logan airport oil storage facility operators fined for inadequate oil spill training

    BOSFuel Corp. and Swissport Fueling, Inc., operators of an oil storage facility at Boston’s Logan Airport, will pay a $90,000 penalty for failing to take adequate precaution to contain oil spills.  The Logan facility is operated by BOSFuel, a consortium of major airlines, and has an oil storage capacity of over seven million gallons. Swissport Fueling operates the facility on a ...

  • EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/2/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continue response operations to recover spilled jet fuel at the Airport Service Group International (ASIG) facility on Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. EPA is leading the response effort and working with DOH’s Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response branch and ASIG Status of Response - ...

  • EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Fuel Spill Response Update 2/6/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continue response operations to recover spilled jet fuel at the Airport Service Group International (ASIG) facility on Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. EPA is leading the response effort and working with DOH’s Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response branch and ASIG. NEW- Please visit EPA’s ...

  • Green Mountain Completes Beach Haven Fuel Terminal Business Assessment Report for C. Trade Group

    Robert Brehm, CEO of Green Mountain Development Corp (PINKSHEETS: GMND), announced today that the company has completed its business assessment report for rehabilitation and operation of the Beach Haven Oil Terminal located in Berwick, Pennsylvania in the Marcellus Shale region. The company reviewed facility alternatives for fuel distribution, bio-diesel refining and natural gas well brine ...


    By Marketwire

  • North Slope fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules

    NANA Oilfield Services, Inc. violated federal oil spill prevention and response rules at its Deadhorse, Alaska, fuel storage and distribution facility, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA found multiple violations of Clean Water Act spill prevention rules and spill response requirements at the facility. "Companies that store large amounts of fuel must be ...

  • Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Commercialize Cost-Effective Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

    As part of the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced more than $7 million for projects that will help bring cost-effective, advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies online faster. This investment – across four projects in Georgia, Kansas, Pennsylvania and Tennessee – will increase U.S. leadership in fuel cell-powered ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Biological Wash Water Treatment for the Golf Industry

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc. manufactures a full array of Wash Water Treatment and Chemical Mix/Load Equipment to meet the Golf Industry best practices. Our Biological Wash Water Treatment System treats the waste water generated from washing off fairway mowers, green mowers, utility equipment, etc. Here’s how it works: The High Flow adjustable nozzles allow the operators to get ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • Prevention of oil spills

    One of the routine procedures at a fuel storage tank farm is the periodic draining of water which accumulates at the bottom of the storage tanks. The water is an undesirable element in the tanks because of the damage it may cause, such as: Corrosion of the tank floor and base, which may reach a degree of perforation that would permit fuel to seep into the ground. Development of bacteria ...


    By BERMAD, Inc.

  • Vermont oil distributor Settles clean water act violations

    According to the settlement, Rowley Fuels of Milton, Vt. failed to take adequate precautions meant to prevent and contain oil spills. Specifically, EPA alleged that Rowley Fuels failed to adequately prepare and maintain a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure plan, known as an SPCC plan, at the company’s Alburgh, Vt. facility. The complaint was based on an inspection by EPA staff. ...

  • Eastern oregon farm and trucking company face $34,000 fine for diesel spill

    Under an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Hartley Farms & Feedlot LLC and Valley Trucking LLC Inc. have agreed to pay a $34,000 penalty for spilling diesel fuel at the Hartley Farms property near Nyssa, Oregon in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. On February 23, 2010, Hartley Farms and Valley Trucking spilled approximately 2,500 gallons of diesel from a ...

  • NRDC Expert: Nuclear waste bill Risks “Another dead end”

    A new legislative proposal to deal with the decades-old problem of disposing of tens of thousands of tons of nuclear waste “risks sending the nation down another dead-end road” on the radioactive waste issue and should not be approved in its current form, a nuclear policy expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council said today. In written testimony for a hearing Tuesday before the ...

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