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Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
Safety Council of Western New England 2011
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This 1.5 hour presentation was prepared for the Safety Council of Western New England's Spring Conference held at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Conference was held on March …

This 1.5 hour presentation was prepared for the Safety Council of Western New England's Spring Conference held at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Conference was held on March 29-30, 2011.

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  • 1. Flammable/Combustible Storage Requirements March 30, 2011 David P. Horowitz, P.E., CSP Tighe & Bond 413.572.3211 (office) 413.250.2487 (cell) [email_address] SCWNE - 2011 Safety & Health Conference
  • 2. AGENDA <ul><li>Typical Tank Inventory/Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal, State, County, Local </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Code Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aboveground Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Underground Storage </li></ul>
  • 3. ALPHABET SOUP OF REGULATIONS RCRA 22a-449 TURA VSQG CESQG LQG SQG OSHA EPA LPA IWHT PPE EPA SWPPP SPCC TIER II FORM S FRP TITLE V NOI TCLP DEP SR/ES API STI ERP CAA 310 CMR 30 40 CFR 112 310 CMR 7 314 CMR 18 ENV 1410 40 CFR 280 EPCRA 527 CMR 9 502 CMR 5 MSDS ECA
  • 4. Applicable Regulations - Federal <ul><li>UST Requirements (680,000 per EPA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 280 (UST Regulations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 281 &amp; 282 (State Approval) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SPCC (Only for oil) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 112 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tier II (For all chemicals) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 355 (EPCRA Section 311/312) </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Applicable Regulations - State <ul><li>UST Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>527 CMR 4.0 &amp; 9.0 (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>314 CMR 18.00 (IWHT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22a-449 (CT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30 &amp; 31 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.epa.gov/OUST/states/stateurl.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AST Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>527 CMR 4.0 &amp; 9.0 (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>502 CMR 5.0 (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>V.S.A. 261-264 (VT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30 &amp; 31 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many refer to NFPA </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Applicable Code - NFPA <ul><li>The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus  codes and standards ,  research ,  training , and  education . </li></ul><ul><li>National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30A: Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 31: Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Applicable Code - UL <ul><li>Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product-safety testing and certification organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Underwriters Laboratory Inc. (UL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UL 80: Standard for Steel Tanks for Oil-Burner Fuel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UL 142: Standard for Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UL 2085: Standard for Protected Aboveground Tanks fro Flammable and Combustible Liquids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UL 1316: Standard for Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. Flammable/Combustible Agency/Organization Flash Point (To be considered Flammable) OSHA/NFPA ≤ 100 °F EPA ≤ 140 °F (Ignitability) DOT &lt; 141 °F
  • 9. Tier II (For all chemicals) 40 CFR 370 (EPCRA Section 311/312) <ul><li>Federal Regulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage of 10,000# or more of any chemical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some chemicals considered extremely hazardous (EHS) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requires notification to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Emergency Response Center (SERC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Fire Department </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Due March 1 st Every Year </li></ul><ul><li>Submission format varies by state </li></ul>
  • 10. Underground Storage Tanks - Oil <ul><li>UST Requirements (680,000 per EPA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 280 (UST Regulations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 281 &amp; 282 (State Approval) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UST Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>527 CMR 4.0 &amp; 9.0 (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>314 CMR 18.00 (IWHT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22a-449 (CT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30 &amp; 31 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Most states require registration (local) </li></ul><ul><li>Many states require tightness testing </li></ul>
  • 11. Industrial Wastewater Holding Tank (IWHT) <ul><li>MA: 314 CMR 18.00 (meet all three) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank used exclusively to accumulate or store industrial wastewater </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial wastewater transported directly to an offsite facility for recycling, treatment, or disposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial wastewater is non-hazardous, non-domestic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CT: CGS Section 22a-430 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facility generates &lt; 15,000 gallons per day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil/water separator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permitted transporter haul wastewater to a sewage treatment plant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roofed wash bay </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VT: Policy #WWMD-1001 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Four options for washwater discharges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holding tank is one option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEC Regional Wastewater Office Permit required </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Aboveground Storage Tanks - Oil <ul><li>SPCC (Only for oil) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 CFR 112 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AST Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>527 CMR 4.0 &amp; 9.0 (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>502 CMR 5.0 (MA) – 10,000+ Gallons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NFPA 30 &amp; 31 (National Code – most states) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most states require registration (local) </li></ul><ul><li>Many states require tightness testing </li></ul>
  • 13. Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning Requirements Aboveground Oil Storage
  • 14. SPCC Regulations 101 <ul><li>Oil Storage </li></ul><ul><li>1,320 Gallons (above ground) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Threshold determination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>42,000 gallons (underground) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55 gallon capacity or larger </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SPCC Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage &amp; handling practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary containment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spill response &amp; reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P.E. Certification </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. SPCC Regulations 101 <ul><li>2002 Regulatory Changes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicability Thresholds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De Minimis Container Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Longer Re-Certification Interval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Integrity testing emphasis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subsequent Regulatory Changes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain facilities exemption (P.E. review) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&lt; 10,000 gallons </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. SPCC Status
  • 17. SPCC Regulations <ul><li>Certain facilities exemption </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tier I Qualified” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total storage capacity&lt; 10,000 gallons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No single container capacity &gt;5,000 gallons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No single discharge of oil &gt; 1,000 gallons to waters of the US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No two discharges of oil &gt; 42 gallons to waters of the US* </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. SPCC Regulations <ul><li>This does not include discharges that are the result of natural disasters, acts of war, or terrorism. When determining the applicability of this SPCC reporting requirement, the gallon amount(s) specified (either 1,000 or 42) refers to the amount of oil that actually reaches navigable waters or adjoining shorelines not the total amount of oil spilled. EPA considers the entire volume of the discharge to be oil for the purposes of these reporting requirements. </li></ul>
  • 19. Integrity Testing – Industry Standards <ul><li>API 653 – Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction </li></ul><ul><li>API 575 – Inspection of Atmospheric and Low-Pressure Tanks </li></ul><ul><li>API 570 – Piping Inspection Code </li></ul><ul><li>ASME B31.3 – Process Piping </li></ul><ul><li>ASME 31.4 – Liquid Transportation Systems for Hydrocarbons, Liquid Petroleum Gas, Anhydrous Ammonia and Alcohols </li></ul><ul><li>STI SP001-06 – Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks </li></ul><ul><li>UL 142 – Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids </li></ul>
  • 20. Reminder <ul><li>Oil/Water Separator capacity is not applicable to SPCC determination </li></ul>
  • 21. Integrity Testing – Steel Tank Institute
  • 22. Integrity Testing – Steel Tank Institute
  • 23. Integrity Testing – Steel Tank Institute
  • 24. Integrity Testing – Steel Tank Institute
  • 25. SP001-06 <ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum inspection requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify existing condition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify changes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Owner/Operator Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire codes, local ordinances, other applicable rules &amp; regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Periodic inspections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documenting inspections and corrective actions </li></ul></ul>
  • 26. Applicable federal, state …… <ul><li>40 CFR 112 – SPCC </li></ul><ul><li>40 CFR 261 – Hazardous Waste </li></ul><ul><li>310 CMR 30 – MA Hazardous Waste </li></ul><ul><li>310 CMR 40 – MA MCP </li></ul><ul><li>40 CFR 279 – Used Oil </li></ul><ul><li>40 CFR 372 - EPCRA </li></ul><ul><li>527 CMR 9 – MA State Fire Prevention Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>502 CMR 5 – MA State Fire Marshal Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>22a-449 – CT UST Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>NFPA 30/30A – Flammable &amp; Combustible Liquids </li></ul><ul><li>NFPA 31 – Oil-Burning Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>UL 80, 142, 2085, 1316 – Tank Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Local </li></ul>
  • 27. SP001-06 <ul><li>Scope of Inspection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary tank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary tank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Supports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Anchors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Foundation &amp; External Supports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Gauges &amp; Alarms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Appurtenances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Normal Vents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency Vents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Release Prevention Barriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spill Control Systems </li></ul></ul>
  • 28. SP001-06 - Definitions <ul><li>Aboveground Storage Tank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atmospheric pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continuous Release Detection Method (CRDM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Release detection through inherent design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example – elevated AST </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inspection Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Described or referenced in SPCC plan </li></ul></ul>
  • 29. SP001-06 - Definitions <ul><li>Periodic AST Inspection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Portable Container </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed AST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&gt; 55 Gallon capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not intended for fixed installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example - Totes </li></ul></ul>
  • 30. SP001-06 - Definitions <ul><li>Release Prevention Barrier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impervious liquid containment barrier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directs release for detection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Steel, Concrete, Elastomer liners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spill Control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Release Prevention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote Impounding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary Containment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sufficiently Impervious </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case by case </li></ul></ul>
  • 31. SP001-06 – AST Categories
  • 32. SP001-06 – Inspection Schedule
  • 33. STI Inspection Results
  • 34. Compliance Issues
  • 35. Compliance Issues
  • 36. Recommendations
  • 37. ASTs
  • 38. Normal Venting
  • 39. Emergency Venting
  • 40. Spill Containers
  • 41. Overfill Prevention
  • 42. Interstice
  • 43. Ultra-Sonic Thickness Testing
  • 44. Ideal Installation – Single Wall Tank
  • 45. Ideal Installation – Double Wall Tank
  • 46. Ideal Installation – Generator Tank
  • 47. Observation Results <ul><li>200+ Tanks observed for tank integrity </li></ul><ul><li>One* with &gt;75% wall thickness losses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compared to existing standards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most with regulatory, code compliance, operational issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vent heights &amp; vent configuration/operation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No overfill protection /Level detection devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not UL 142 standard construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No spill prevention devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improper protection from vehicular impact </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some with evident corrosion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interior of double wall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External </li></ul></ul>
  • 48. Florida Leak Study <ul><li>Florida has ~50,000 registered, active tanks at ~20,000 registered, active storage tank facilities </li></ul><ul><li>82% of the ASTs have secondary containment </li></ul><ul><li>Florida had 188 discharges from shop-fabricated ASTs (the type of tank that hospitals typically have) </li></ul>
  • 49. Florida Leak Study <ul><li>Top causes of failures from these ASTs (Accounting for 65% of the failures) were: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overfills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical damage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loose components </li></ul></ul>
  • 50. Underground Storage
  • 51. Energy Policy Act of 2005 <ul><li>Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce releases to environment </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on preventing releases </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Trust Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Inspections, operator training, delivery prohibition, secondary containment and financial responsibility </li></ul>
  • 52. The Big Picture <ul><li>611,500 USTs </li></ul><ul><li>223,000 sites </li></ul><ul><li>2/3 of active USTs are compliant </li></ul><ul><li>UST releases declining </li></ul>
  • 53. The Big Picture
  • 54. Region 1 Picture
  • 55. MADEP Registry
  • 56. Massachusetts <ul><li>Over 11,000 Active USTs in MA </li></ul><ul><li>527 CMR 9.0 </li></ul><ul><li>MA DEP Regulations </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd Party Inspections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by August 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every 3 Years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational paperwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical system inspection </li></ul></ul>
  • 57. Massachusetts <ul><li>Underground Storage Tanks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All single wall steel tanks shall be removed by August 7, 2017 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This does not apply to solely consumptive use tanks and tanks that were relined prior to August 8, 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relining is now prohibited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery prohibition (“Red Tag”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Established 3 rd Party Inspection program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does not apply to solely consumptive use tanks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All tanks inspected by August 8, 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 58. Massachusetts <ul><li>Consumptive Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Fuel oil used exclusively for area heating and/or the heating of domestic water on premises where stored.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Consumptive Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet fueling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gasoline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diesel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency generators </li></ul></ul>
  • 59. Massachusetts <ul><li>3 rd Party Inspection Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private, state, municipal and federal facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspected every 3 years (no later than August 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEP on July 1, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FP289 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides 3 rd Party Inspector Certifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qualifications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training provided by DFS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mass.gov/dep/toxics/ust/tpilist.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>185 “Eligible” Inspectors </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 60. Massachusetts
  • 61. Connecticut <ul><li>3,000 sites with 12,000 USTs in CT </li></ul><ul><li>22a-449(d)-1 &amp; 22a-449(d) 101-113 </li></ul><ul><li>DEP Inspections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by August 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every 3 Years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unannounced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational paperwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical system inspection </li></ul></ul>
  • 62. Maine <ul><li>Maine DEP Database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ASTs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard SPCC integrity inspection requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USTs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual inspection required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inspectors certified by ME </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visual inspection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tightness testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cathodic protection testing </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 63. Inspection Overview <ul><li>Facility Records </li></ul><ul><li>Spill Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Overfill Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Tank Leak Detection </li></ul><ul><li>Piping Leak Detection </li></ul><ul><li>Corrosion Protection </li></ul>
  • 64. Typical Deficiencies – 150+ USTs Inspected (No Retail) Deficiency % Identified Maintenance 91% Financial Assurance 84% Sump Monitoring 66% Registration 61% Overfill Prevention 38% Cathodic Protection 18% Double Wall Piping Issues 12% Shear Valve 11% ‘ Extra’ Vents 6%
  • 65. Records Review <ul><li>Pre-Inspection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Assurance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DEP Registry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Department Permits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Registration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inventory Monitoring </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Release Prevention </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Inspection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verify record documents match system </li></ul></ul>
  • 66. Financial Assurance <ul><li>Use state financial assurance funds </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain insurance coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain a guarantee </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain a surety bond </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain a letter of credit </li></ul><ul><li>Pass a financial test </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a trust fund </li></ul><ul><li>Local, State &amp; Feds = OK! </li></ul>
  • 67. &nbsp;
  • 68. Spill Protection <ul><li>Spill Bucket </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Return product to tank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 gallon capacity </li></ul></ul>
  • 69. Overfill Prevention <ul><li>Automatic Shut Off </li></ul><ul><li>Ball Float Vent </li></ul><ul><li>High Level Alarm </li></ul>
  • 70. Tank Leak Detection <ul><li>Interstitial Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Tank Gauging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous In-Tank Leak Detection System (CLSD) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manual Tank Gauging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ 2,000 gallons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Statistical Inventory Reconciliation (SIR) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendor or approved in-house data analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 year tightness testing interval </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Soil Vapor Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Site assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Groundwater Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Site assessment </li></ul></ul>
  • 71. Piping Leak Detection <ul><li>Interstitial Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Line Leak Detectors (ALLD) </li></ul><ul><li>European Suction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check valve immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>beneath pump/dispenser </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Suction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check valve at UST </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tightness Testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 year interval </li></ul></ul>
  • 72. Corrosion Protection <ul><li>Galvanic Protection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>STI-P3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 Year NACE Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-0.850 Volt, soil to tank potential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Impressed Current </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60 day Operator Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual NACE Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Metal Construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clad Steel Tanks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FRP </li></ul></ul>
  • 73. Inspection Shortfalls <ul><li>Shear Valves </li></ul><ul><li>Vapor Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Confusion </li></ul>
  • 74. Water in the Sump?
  • 75. Operator Training - FUTURE <ul><li>Required by August 8, 2012 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three classes of operator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Owner/Operator Inspections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semi-annual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual </li></ul></ul>
  • 76. Operator Training - FUTURE <ul><li>Class A </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Familiar with applicable statutes &amp; regulations as the specifically apply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pass and exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Year refresher training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Class B </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Familiar with applicable statutes &amp; regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pass and exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Year refresher training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Class C </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Familiar with response requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trained by Class A </li></ul></ul>
  • 77. MADEP Regulations- FUTURE <ul><li>DEP Stakeholder Meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>310 CMR 80.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key Points </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PE Inspection prior to backfill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PE Stamped as-built plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spill buckets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5-gallon minimum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DW or tested every 6 mos. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 78. Diesel Exhaust Fluid - FUTURE
  • 79. Diesel Exhaust Fluid – Now? <ul><li>Additive for Diesel vehicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EGR vs. SCR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 Emission requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce NO x </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>67.5% water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>32.5% Urea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DEF Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Injector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SCR Catalyst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controls </li></ul></ul>
  • 80. Public Service Announcement <ul><li>September 30, 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrade home systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add oil safety valve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add oil supply line w/sleeve </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mandatory Insurance Change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by July 1, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For upgraded systems </li></ul></ul>
  • 81. Public Service Announcement <ul><li>Upgrade Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$150 - $300 estimated </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Insurance Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For upgraded systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Party Coverage ($50,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Party Coverage ($200,000) </li></ul></ul>
  • 82. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>

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