The EPA said extending the deadline to test sumps, spill buckets and overfill prevention devices “could result in unnecessary environmental damage and more expensive cleanup.”

TULSA, Okla.Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. owners of underground storage tanks (USTs) need not fear a contractor shortage after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) July 24 denial to extend by six years its Oct. 13 compliance deadline for portions of the 2015 federal UST regulations.

Several trade associations, 25 U.S. senators and 20 U.S. representatives requested the extension. The parties questioned the feasibility of testing…

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Source: CISION PR Newswire