The Petroleum Equipment Institute published a new “Recommended Practices” that guides tank operators, contractors and regulators through tank closure and removal procedures.
RP1700 covers practices for both underground storage tank and shop-fabricated aboveground storage tank systems. It summarizes decommissioning, removal, closure in place, storage, transportation and off-site disposal of tanks that contained petroleum products.
Recommended Practices for the Closure of Underground Storage Tank and Shop-Fabricated Aboveground Storage Tank Systems applies to facilities with regulated or non-regulated USTs, shop-fabricated ASTs and related equipment in a system with petroleum products.
Order RP1700 at www.pei.org/rp1700.