STI has developed a new Recommended Practice for the manufacturing of tanks to store DEF, Diesel Exhaust Fluid. Truck stops throughout the United States are currently installing new equipment for the dispensing of DEF. For more information about DEF (also known as urea), STI has provided the following links.
Steel / FRP composite tank
Steel tank with an external urethane coating.
Double-wall jacketed tank with inner steel tank and an exterior FRP tank
Gravity Oil Water Separators
Generator Base Tanks
Protected, thermally insulated secondary containment tank
Fire-tested, double-wall tank
Double-wall steel tank
Generator Base Tanks
Safe and sturdy support for your backup or emergency power
Open-top diked system
Federal and State Environmental Regulation Information
Musts for USTs - A summary of Federal regulations for underground storage tanks
EPA Revised Short List of potential changes to UST Regulations (May 2010)
EPA SPCC Rule requirements for ASTs
STI/SPFA licensed Fireguard® Tank passed the Standing Loss Control portion of the new CARB EVR (enhanced vapor recovery) certification requirement on October 3, 2008 as announced in this press release. The CARB Executive Order for new installations is found here and for existing installations is found here. CARB has provided this advisory with an explanation of the EVR requirements.
The following information is provided by the Thompson Publishing Group (Downloading these files may be slow due to the large size)
State UST Programs Summary
State UST contacts
State AST Programs Summary
State AST contacts
Fire Code information
Fire Code Comparison Table that compares aboveground storage tank requirements in the 2008 edition of NFPA 30A, and the 2009 International Fire Code (IFC) for ASTs at Motor Vehicle Dispensing Stations
Tanks Inside Buildings: To Vent or Not to Vent, by Scott Stookey
Emergency Vent Q&A with Expert Jeff Shapiro
Canadian Fire Code Requirements
Canadian Fire Code Authorities List
STEEL COMPATIBILITY: Ethanol blends, biodiesel, other alternative fuels
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Are you experiencing corrosion issues with Ultralow Sulfur Diesel (ULSD)? Suggestions to Consider
Important Industry Websites
Keeping Water Out of Your Storage System Booklet
Not Sure? AST vs. UST
Tank Capacity Chart Program
Who are Owners of USTs?
Cathodic Protection (CP) Testing FAQs
SP001 Inspection Standard FAQs
Aboveground Storage Tanks FAQs