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A Quick Guide to Stormwater Permitting in Florida

Florida has been delegated authority by the EPA to oversee and enforce the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program, which includes the stormwater permitting program. Whether your activities are industrial, construction, or municipal, this Report will tell you exactly what Florida DEP requires you to do to for these stormwater permits.


10 Tank Management Tips

When deciding whether to install an underground storage tank (UST) or an aboveground storage tank (AST) for petroleum or hazardous substance storage, or when managing the daily tank operations, you need to consider the very different regulations related to ASTs and USTs.

These tips—based on federal regulations—will help you make informed decisions related to USTs or ASTs storing petroleum or hazardous substances.


8 Things Your SPCC Plan May Be Missing

Developing and implementing your facility SPCC Plan is no small feat. There are numerous requirements for plan content and also additional requirements for carrying out monitoring, recordkeeping, and inspection protocols. Eight common plan deficiencies will be discussed in this paper. Be sure to review your plan to make sure that you’ve covered all bases.


SPCC Provisions for Mobile Refuelers and Oil-Filled Operational Equipment

The 2006 streamlining amendments to the federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) program included important provisions for mobile refuelers at non-transportation-related facilities and for oil-filled operational equipment. Read this free report to find out what you need to know.


SPCC Inspections Of Oil Bulk Storage Tanks

This fact sheet reviews the principal requirements for inspections of oil bulk storage containers, with an emphasis on integrity testing, applicable industry standards, field-built and shop-built tanks, and frequency of inspections. Download Now.


Simplifying Secondary Containment SPCC-Regulated Facilities

Owners and operators of all Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)-regulated facilities must ensure that they have adequate secondary containment to prevent oil spills from reaching navigable waters and adjoining shorelines. The regulations call for secondary containment systems to be described in detail in SPCC Plans. Get in the know with this practical special report.


Oil Facility Loading/Unloading Racks

The general requirements for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans at 40 CFR 112.7 include provisions at Section 112.7(h) that apply specifically to “facility tank car and tank truck loading/unloading racks (excluding offshore facilities).” Are you in compliance? Get an important overview of the requirements in this free special report.


What Is the Real Cost of SPCC Violations?

A review of 70 expedited Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) enforcement settlements the EPA reached over the last 15 months with owners/operators (O/O) of bulk storage facilities and onshore oil production facilities shows that noncompliance with 40 CFR 112.7(e)—“no inspection records were available for review” —was the most frequently named violation. Download now for the complete survey report of these 70 expedited enforcement settlements.


Do Not Delay SPCC Compliance

Since 2010’s disastrous Gulf Oil spill and the rupture of a 30-inch pipeline near Battle Creek, Michigan, public and government awareness of oil spills is running high. The EPA estimates that about 670,000 facilities are subject to the federal oil spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) regulations. Don’t let your facility be the next headline. Read this report now to find out more.


SPCC Training Requirements

You’ve developed and implemented a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan that meets all federal SPCC regulatory requirements…but are you fully compliant? If you’re training program is lacking, the answer is no. Get an overview of what is needed for:

  • Training content
  • Training qualifications
  • Training objectives
  • Training format
  • And more.
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