Underground storage tanks have been used for years to store heating oil, gasoline and diesel for filling stations, industrial facilities, hospitals, fire stations and other businesses that require the large storage of bulk oil. The storage of these materials falls under the regulations issued by each state or the Environmental Protection Agency. In Tennessee, these tanks must be registered with the Tennessee Division of Environment & Conservation Division of Underground Storage Tanks, u... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Dec 12
When planning a building demolition or renovation project, there are several stages of design and review that architects, engineers and demolition contractors complete before the first hammer is swung. Plans must be drawn, specifications written and the proper permits pulled.  One important item that must not be overlooked is the Hazardous Materials Survey.  If you think that a Hazardous Materials Survey is not warranted because the site of your project was not a manufacturing fa... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Dec 5
It's that time again, time for holiday gatherings, holiday meals and holiday shopping…and time to start thinking about and planning for the end of the regulatory year. January deadlines come quickly, so it pays to start looking at your systems now to get a jump on that 2016 reporting that will be here before you know it. First, now is a great time to read over your air permit to evaluate whether the records you have been keeping all year are consistent with your actual requireme... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Dec 1