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Leak Prevention and Corrective Action Technology for Underground Storage Tanks
 
 

Leak Prevention and Corrective Action Technology for Underground Storage Tanks, 1st Edition

 
Leak Prevention and Corrective Action Technology for Underground Storage Tanks, 1st Edition,A.C. Gangadharan,ISBN9780815511632
 
 
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9780815511632

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A guide to the entire process of installing and managing underground storage tanks, with a focus on preventing leaks, and what to do if a leak occurs.

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Description

A guide to the entire process of installing and managing underground storage tanks, with a focus on preventing leaks, and what to do if a leak occurs.

Readership

Engineers, designers and managers of underground storage tanks.

A.C. Gangadharan

Affiliations and Expertise

Foster-Wheeler Corporation, IL, USA

Leak Prevention and Corrective Action Technology for Underground Storage Tanks, 1st Edition

Part I û Leak Prevention
1. Introduction
Background
Factors Affecting Leak Prevention
2. Conclusions
3. Recommendations
4. Description of Underground Storage Tank Systems
Tanks
Piping
Accessories
Secondary Containment
Discussion
5. Design and Engineering Practices
Properties of Products
Mechanical Forces
Corrosion
Materials of Construction
Codes and Standards
State and Local Regulations
Discussion
6. Installation Techniques
Tank Installation
Secondary Containment System Installation
Piping and Accessories Installation
Discussion
7. Operating Practices and Guidelines
Overfill Prevention
Transfer Spill Prevention
Vapor Recovery Systems
Leak Detection
Discussion
8. Corrective Actions
Inspection
Maintenance and Repair
Retrofitting
Tank System Closure
Discussion
References
Appendix: Corrosion Prevention
Corrosion Processes
Factors That Affect External Corrosion in USTS
Internal Corrosion Factors
Corrosion Prevention
References

Part II û Corrective Action Technology
1. Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Objective
2. Underground Storage Tank Design
2.1 Types of Underground Storage Tanks
2.2 Failure Modes
3. Leak Detection and Environmental Assessment
3.1 Tank Monitoring
3.2 Contaminant Migration (Transport) Pathways
3.3 Initial Assessment of Extent of Release
4. Corrective Action Response Process
4.1 Initial Corrective-Action Options
4.2 Permanent Corrective-Action Options
4.3 Risk Analysis
5. Technology Profiles
5.1 Tank Removal, Abandonment, and Rehabilitation Removal/Excavation of Soil and Sediments
5.2 Onsite and Offsite Treatment and Disposal of Contaminants
5.3 Free Product Recovery
5.4 Ground-Water Recovery Systems
5.5 Subsurface Barriers
5.6 In Situ Treatment
5.7 Ground-Water Treatment
5.8 Vapor Migration Control, Collection and Treatment
5.9 Surface Water/Drainage Controls (EPA 1985a)
5.10 Restoration of Contaminated Water Supplies and Utility/Sewer Lines (EPA 1985a)
6. Reference Matrix For Case Histories
6.1 Purpose of Case Histories
6.2 Case History Matrix
References
Appendix: Case Histories
A.1 Case History A û Gasoline Pipeline, Glendale, California
A.2 Case History B û Gasoline Pipeline, Ambler, Pennsylvania
A.3 Case History C û Retail Gasoline Station, Genesee County, Michigan
A.4 Case History D û Retail Gasoline Station, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
A.5 Case History E û U.S. Coast Guard Air Station, Traverse City, Michigan
A.6 Case History F û Bulk Fuel Storage and Distribution Center
A.7 Case History G û Midwestern Laboratory Facility
A.8 Case History H û Chemical Pipeline
A.9 Case History I û Biocraft Laboratories, Waldwick, New Jersey
A.10 Case History J û Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp., South San Jose, California

Part III û In Situ Biorestoration
1. Introduction
A. Importance of Ground Water Protection
B. Universal Impact of Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
C. Definition û Underground Storage Tanks (RCRA)
D. Available Remedial Action Technology
E. Subsurface Effects on Contaminant Mobility
2. Remedial/Restoration Plume Management Techniques
A. Physical Containment
B. Hydrodynamic Controls
C. Withdrawal and Treatment
D. In Situ Physical and Chemical Treatment
E. In Situ Biological Treatment
F. Hydrologic Considerations and Mathematical Modeling of Biorestoration
3. Institutional Limitations on Ground Water Pollution Control
A. Scientific Understanding of the Nature of Released Products from Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
B. Public Opinion
C. Business Community Attitudes
D. Environmental Interest Groups
E. Government Agencies
4. Research Needs for Optimized Remedial Techniques
A. Evaluation of Effectiveness of Physical Containment Techniques
B. Enhanced Vadose Zone Pollutant Removal Techniques
C. Enhancement of Microbial Populations
References
 
 
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