Owners and operators are required to report a suspected release within 24 hours. In addition, they should immediately takes steps to respond to the release and minimize the impact.
New EPA regulations require that release or "leak" detection equipment be tested at least annually. Three methods of testing have been approved by the EPA.
Owners and operators aren’t powerless in stopping a release, spill, or overfill from occurring. With cleanup costs averaging $130,000 nationwide, now is the time to implement an effective preventative maintenance program.
Underground storage tank owners and operators are required to maintain records that pertain to their system.
Drive plates, or lids, protect tank components from traffic, liquid, and debris. They should be properly maintained and inspected every time a spill basin or sumo is accessed.
Seats are still available in the remaining 2019 UST Class A/B Operator Training Courses in Iowa and South Dakota!
Checklists for before, during, and after a fuel delivery to an underground storage tank.
The USEPA has required that UST systems be compatible with the products stored within since 1988. New regulations have been passed by EPA to further ensure system compatibility as newer fuels and blends enter the market.