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are safely stored in underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft guidance for UST owners and operators who wish to store these fuels.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

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 18, 2015)

The District of Columbia Department of General Services has agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank regulations at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement addresses compliance with environmental regulations that help protect communities 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

by Weston Solutions, Inc  (Jul. 29, 2009)

Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under ...

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 ...

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 ...

Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

by Weston Solutions, Inc  (Jul. 30, 2009)

Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under the ...

EPA Awards $785,000 to Navajo Nation for Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup, Compliance

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 29, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $465,000 to the Navajo Nation to oversee the cleanup of an estimated 58 leaking underground storage tanks that store petroleum or hazardous substances throughout the reservation. The agency is also providing $320,000 for compliance activities reservation-wide. Over the next 5 years, the EPA ...

PM Environmental Launches State by State Resource Page for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

by PRWeb  (Aug. 10, 2011)

PM Environmental has recently launched its Leaking Underground Storage Tank Resources page. This state by state list of resources was created to inform individuals about local regulations and legislation with regard to underground storage tanks, preservation, cleanup and more. The page is designed to be a one-stop shop for people to easily find ...

EPA Region 7 and Contractors Begin Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Former Strehlow Garage in Omaha, Neb.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 24, 2012)

EPA Region 7 and its contractors have begun work to remove an underground storage tank from a former automotive garage in Omaha, Neb., as one step of clearing the way for city authorities to redevelop the property as part of a planned $5 million low-income housing project. The former Strehlow Garage, at 2107 N. 16th Street in Omaha, is currently ...

EPA Issues Secondary Containment Guidelines To Help Reduce Underground Storage Tank Releases

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 24, 2006)

11/17/2006  Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the final secondary containment grant guidelines for states, which will implement a key provision of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Secondary containment provides a barrier between an underground storage tank and ...

EPA Takes Action Against Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County and Paterson, New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 23, 2015)

In separate agreements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Monmouth and Middlesex counties in New Jersey have settled alleged violations of federal laws regarding the proper maintenance and operation of underground petroleum storage tank systems. When not properly maintained, underground storage tanks can leak petroleum and other ...

Philadelphia Gas Works to Pay $8,090 Penalty to Settle Underground Storage Tank Violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 18, 2012)

Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) has agreed to pay a $8,090 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank (USTs) regulations at the company’s facility at 1849 N. 9th St., Philadelphia, Pa., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the company for not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, ...

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