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EPA News

EPA News

You can now access UST Finder, EPA’s national underground storage tanks (USTs) and releases web map application, via EPA’s GeoPlatform https://gispub.epa.gov/ustfinder.  See the quick start guide and user manual in the application.  You can also access UST Finder via...
FRP Risers Now Allowed By UST Regulations

FRP Risers Now Allowed By UST Regulations

The Petroleum Equipment Institute’s Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems (RP100) has been given the force of federal law (40 CFR 280) and state law (e.g., 30 TAC 334.46) since the late 1980s. RP100 is updated regularly to...
Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide

Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-03/documents/ustfloodguide.pdf Take Action When Flooding Is Imminent Many flooding events have advance notice—from a few hours for heavy rain events to days for hurricanes. Put together plans in advance so your managers...
EMV UPDATE

EMV UPDATE

A few, quick, no-nonsense thoughts on EMV going forward: Visa, American Express, Discover and Mastercard have all postponed their planned EMV liability shift for fueling stations to April, 2021. Nobody–we mean nobody– knows for sure if it will be extended...
TCEQ Webinar: How To Prepare for an UST Investigation

TCEQ Webinar: How To Prepare for an UST Investigation

When we receive notices from the state or federal government, we are reminded of what Ronald Reagan said were the nine most terrifying words of the English language: “I’m with the government and I’m here to help.” Yet a webinar hosted by TCEQ might be just what the...