Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks
Underground storage tanks (USTs) have been targeted as a major contributor to soil and groundwater contamination therefore; the United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued mandates and regulations covering the design, installation, repair, and removal of USTs.

In addition, aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) can also pose a potential risk to the environment. For this reason, they are subject to many regulations including leak detection systems, structural integrity specifications, and release prevention measures.

Shield offers a broad range of UST and AST services that are essential to tank owner/operators to avoid potential liabilities including:

■ UST/AST Removal, Upgrade, and Assessments
■ Site Characterization and Investigation
■ Corrective Action Plans
■ Remedial Design/Remedial Action
■ Regulatory Liaison and Permitting
■ Design/Permit/Construction of Spill Containment Systems
■ Industrial Tank Decommissioning/Dismantling

Shield personnel have extensive experience working with various state reimbursement funds.

►Over the past 16 years,
Shield personnel have worked on over 3,000 UST/AST projects.

►Our broad base of technical and regulatory experience, combined with established relationships with regulatory agencies, allows Shield to provide comprehensive, cost-effective remedial solutions.

►Remedial technologies utilized at various sites include free product recovery; soil vapor extraction; pump, flush, and treat; air sparging; high vacuum; bioremediation; and monitored natural attenuation.

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