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Underground Storage Tank

Underground Storage Tanks

Underground Storage Tank (UST) systems and their contents are governed by Federal, State, and sometimes local regulations. These UST systems can be significant sources of contamination when leaks or spillage occur during their operation. UST regulations require UST owners to comply with current upgrade standards, maintain appropriate registration and insurance coverage, install and monitor leak detection systems, and perform periodic maintenance.

The New Jersey UST regulations (NJAC 7:14B Subchapter 13) require that all personnel who install, close, test, and design corrosion protection systems for USTs must be certified. All owners/operators of USTs that are removed or closed in-place after November 4th, 2009 need to retain the services of a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) to conduct subsurface evaluations and remediation.

Peak is certified as a contractor to perform work on both regulated UST systems and unregulated UST systems by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). In addition, Peak’s experienced staff is licensed to oversee and implement both the closure and subsurface evaluation activities required to address UST systems in New Jersey. Peak’s staff is also experienced in the administrative and practical steps necessary to obtain financial aid/reimbursement under New Jersey’s Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund and the Petroleum UST Remediation, Upgrade and Closure Fund. Peak is experienced in the investigation and remediation of discharges from UST systems, and Peak’s staff can provide expert testimony and litigation support, where necessary, to aid in cost recovery efforts associated with discharges from UST systems.

Projects

Remediation Project, Bergen County, NJ

Remediation Project, Bergen County, NJ

Peak Environmental (Peak) was retained by a property management company to provide LSRP services and manage environmental aspects of a 9.5 acre commercial and industrial property historically operated as a paper mill and clothing factory. The property is improved with...

Rapid Response, Diesel Release, Essex County, NJ

Rapid Response, Diesel Release, Essex County, NJ

In late 2021, when approximately 500 gallons of diesel fuel were found on an unpaved surface at their municipal public works yard, the city contractor started removal of visibly impacted soil, NJDEP was notified, and Peak was called to provide LSRP services and manage...

Redevelopment Project, Elizabeth, NJ

Redevelopment Project, Elizabeth, NJ

Peak Environmental, A Nova Group GBC company (Peak) was retained by a retail company to manage environmental aspects of the redevelopment of a former commercial and industrial property into a 525,000 square foot product distribution facility. The property comprises 35 acres and was...

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