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July 24, 2014 (comments: 0)

CHANGES TO NEW HAMPSHIRE UST/AST CLOSURE GUIDANCE

If you are involved in the permanent closure and/or replacement of an underground storage tank (UST) or aboveground storage tank (AST) system or tank components such as underground piping, piping sumps or spill containment, it is important to familiarize yourself with the recent changes to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) guidance document titled"Requirements for Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank System and System Component Closure Sampling & Reporting" and to the UST/AST Closure Notification form

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February 14, 2012 (comments: 0)

EPA Strengthening 1988 Regulations

Are you aware that the first time since federal regulations regarding underground storage tanks (USTs) were first promulgated in 1988, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing significant changes and additions to these regulations?  The proposed rulemaking includes new requirements for USTs primarily focusing on proper operation and maintenance, training, additional release detection requirements and testing of secondary systems and spill prevention.

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