TANK INTEGRITY INSPECTIONS
In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented regulations requiring Tank Integrity Inspections on all ASTs 500 gallon or more as part of the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) guidelines.
Environmental Services Group, Inc. (ESGI) will perform Tank Inspections associated with SPCC requirements according to Steel Tank Institute (STI) guidelines by a certified field inspector to determine “fit for use.” Inspections to include tank and all piping and associated equipment. A follow-up narrative report and results of testing will be provided to the facility by ESGI for use with SPCC regulatory requirements. Review of current SPCC plan will also be conducted, as well as site SPCC inspection during on-site time to determine regulatory compliance. Review and inspection results will be provided to facility.
Multi-location Oil, Diesel, Gasoline Wholesale Distributor
Potential citations from EPA associated with SPCC guidelines, mandated tank inspections schedule, and tank inspections
Perform tank inspections by certified Tank Inspector
Conducted STI1000 Tank inspections
Met all SPCC requirements with fines and penalties withdrawn.
Tank Inspection Requirements
• 40 CFR 112.7(d)
• Tier I Tanks - 500 gallon and above
• Tier II Tanks - 5000 gallon and above
• Steel Tank Institute - (STI) SP001 Method
• Certified STI Inspector