All states require that underground storage tanks (USTs) and leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) be registered with the state. This book is a practical guide to the technology and regulatory requirements of installing, maintaining, closing and removing underground storage tanks.
JOHN P. HARTMANN is President of Hartmann Management Services, Inc., located in Barrington, Illinois. He is a past president of the Petroleum Equipment Institute and served as consultant to PEI in the development of three widely accepted industry standards: USTs, aboveground storage tank systems, and vapor recovery systems. In addition, he serves on three flammable liquid code technical committees of the National Fire Protection Association: tanks and piping, operations, and automotive and marine service stations.
Codes, Regulations, and Recommended Practices.; Contract Documents.; Legal Considerations in Tank Installation.; Project Management.; Material Handling.; Excavating and Trenching.; Supplemental Holddown.; Backfilling and Compaction.; Secondary Containment and Overfill/Spill Protection.; Piping.; Electrical Installation.; Equipment Installation.; Safety.; Tank Closure.; Testing.; Release Detection.; Corrosion Control.; Vapor Recovery Systems.; Site Assessment, Investigation, and Responsibility.; Corrective Action.; Appendix.; Index.