Gas Station Spills and Cleanups: What You Need to Know

June 13th, 2017|Blog|

Gas stations utilize underground storage tanks hold vast quantities fuel in reserve for consumer purchase at the pump. With an estimated 660,000 underground storage tanks in the US, there’s a lot of potential for something to go wrong. A leaking underground storage tank can contaminate soil and underground water supplies. According to the New [...]

Roundup: EPA Compliance Settlements Mandate Automated UST Monitoring Systems

May 31st, 2017|Blog|

As part of a broader effort to increase the integration of high-tech solutions to underground storage tank compliance challenges, the EPA has included the installation of state-of-the-art tank alarm systems in the terms of a number of recent settlements involving underground storage tank compliance violations. Move to Digital Detection In one settlement, after failing [...]

Will Environmental Compliance Change in 2018?

May 22nd, 2017|Blog|

Despite a lot of hand wringing over the future of the EPA budget, there have been few changes to date.  It is good business practice to understand and prepare for the EPA’s direction and corresponding budget. Gas station owners and operators want to know how new priorities affect day to day decisions, especially around [...]

With Budget Cuts Coming, More State DEPs Turn to Online UST Compliance Reporting

May 12th, 2017|Blog|

For decades, doing more with less has been a mantra in the public sector, and everywhere else, for that matter. But with an administration in Washington that seems committed to cutting taxes and budgets, further belt-tightening is widely anticipated on the state level. “I can't imagine that there aren’t going to be cuts of [...]