CHEMICAL & PETROLEUM BULK STORAGE PLANNING

Chemical bulk storage (CBS) and petroleum bulk storage (PBS) laws and regulations establish requirements for the safe storage and handling of material in underground storage tanks (USTs) and aboveground storage tanks (ASTs). The goals of these laws and regulations are to prevent leaks and spills, find leaks and spills, correct problems created by leaks and spills, ensure owners and operators are able to pay for spill cleanup, and develop and approve state regulatory programs for USTs and ASTs to protect human health and the environment. Proactive Environmental Solutions is here to help you through all stages of the planning, installation, operation and maintenance, reporting and recordkeeping, and/or closure process(es). We understand and can help you responsibly plan for:

  • registration with appropriate regulatory authorities,

  • leak detection requirements,

  • spill, overfill, and corrosion protection requirements,

  • financial responsibility requirements,

  • performance of site checks and corrective action in response to leaks, spills and overfills,

  • reporting and recordkeeping requirements,

  • tank emissions calculations based on the United States Environmental Protections Agency (EPA) compilation of air pollutant emissions factors (AP-42)

  • corrosion protection and leak detection performance checks,

  • new tank installation and/or closure of existing tank requirements,

  • testing and walkthrough inspections of spill prevention equipment, secondary containment, release detection equipment, overfill equipment, and release detection equipment,

  • Spill, Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) requirements (40 CFR, Part 112)

 

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