Keep your petroleum operation compliant with the EPA's newest air emissions regulations.

Protect the air. Protect your business.

To protect the quality of the air we all breathe, the Environmental Protection Agency's National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP Subpart CCCCC) will require many petroleum operators to regularly conduct Stage I Vapor Balancing testing. The purpose of the testing is to control the amount of hazardous air pollutants emitted from underground storage tanks at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) by ensuring that:

  • Pressure-vacuum vent valves installed on gasoline storage tanks comply with leak rate and cracking pressure requirements.
  • Vapor balance systems on storage tanks comply with static pressure performance requirements.

Existing GDF's with a monthly throughput of 100,000 gallons or more must be in compliance with the new air quality regulations by January 10, 2011, and new facilities must be in compliance upon startup. Testing must be completed at the time of installation of a vapor balance system and every three years thereafter, otherwise petroleum operators face penalties that could include expensive fines or temporary shut downs.

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US Tank has the expertise to meet your vapor balancing testing needs.

As one of only a handful of companies in the country capable of performing Stage I Vapor Balancing testing, US Tank Alliance has the expertise, experience and capacity to help gasoline storage tank owners comply with the EPA's latest air toxic standards.

As with all of our underground storage tank testing services, we handle all of your needs, from completing the initial compliance testing to maintaining your records and promptly and properly filing all required reports. We can also set up a manageable compliance schedule to complete the testing every three years as required by law. We take care of helping you protect the air—and your business—so you're free to focus on running your facilities.

Why risk fines or shutdowns? Call 1.866.UST.COMP today to find out more about the EPA's NESHAP and how US Tank Alliance's Stage I Vapor Balancing testing services can help keep your facilities in compliance.

Did you know?

In January 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will mandate that all Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) with a monthly throughput of 100,000 gallons or more conduct Stage I Vapor Balancing testing every three years. To find out how US Tank Alliance can help you initiate a manageable compliance schedule for your facilities, call 1.866.UST.COMP. Read the Vapor Balance Testing and Monitoring Requirements or the complete Stage I Vapor Balancing Regulations.

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