Issues in Underground Storage Tank Management presents a comprehensive description of the many complex facets of hazardous waste management, tank closure, and site assessment. It is also the only book to cover financial assurance of UST remediation. Part I discusses UST closure including regulation, closure techniques, site assessment methods and data interpretation, waste disposal, contracting, and health and safety. The book's site assessment section covers such issues as field screening, analytical techniques, sample collection, and equipment decontamination. Part 2 covers financial assurance addressing UST financial responsibility, EPA financial responsibility regulations, use of insurance, use of state funds, and litigation and common law. Non-technical language is used throughout the book to present information in an easy-to-understand, readable fashion.
Issues in Underground Storage Tank Management is an essential guide for UST owners, facility managers, environmental and hazardous waste consultants, federal and state environmental regulatory personnel, groundwater professionals, pollution engineers. It also has useful information for anyone involved in petroleum contamination assessment.
Part One: Tank Closure, Step by Step. The Law. Tank Closure: Strategies and Procedures. Site Assessment. Contracting UST Disposal Services. Health and Safety. Appendices. Part Two: UST Financial Responsibility: A Fact of Life in the 1990's. EPA's UST Financial Responsibility Regulations. The Use of Insurance as a Financial Responsibility Mechanism. The Use of State Funds as a Financial Responsibility Mechanism. Lust, Litigation and the Common Law.