Extensive coverage of tank systems for storing hazardous waste, including design and installation; secondary containment systems; release detection; controls for preventing spills; inspections; response to large leaks and spills; and procedures for tanks that contain or treat ingnitable, reactinve and incompatible wastes.


Hazardous waste storage facilities, tank designers and engineers, environmental remediation firms.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Applicability 1.2 Purpose of this Document 1.3 Specific Information Requirements 1.4 Organization of this Document 1.5 Other Guidance Manuals 2.0 Background 2.1 Status of Subtitle C-Hazardous Waste Management 2.2 Status of Subtitle C Rulemaking for Tanks 3.0 The Permitting Process 3.1 Permitting Steps 3.2 The Permit Application and the Permit 3.3 Where to Submit Applications 3.4 Confidentiality 3.5 Appeals 4.0 Written Assessment of Tank Systems 4.1 Tank System Design and Testing 4.2 Summary of Major Points 5.0 Design and Installation of New Tank Systems or Components 5.1 Dimensions and Capacity of the Tank 5.2 Description of Feed Systems, Safety Cutoff, Bypass Systems, and Pressure Controls 5.3 Diagram of Piping, Instrumentation, and Process Flow 5.4 External Corrosion Protection 5.5 Protection from Vehicular Traffic 5.6 Foundation Loads and Anchoring 5.7 Protection Against Frost Heave 5.8 Summary of Major Points 6.0 Installation of New Tank Systems 6.1 Proper Handling Procedures 6.2 Backfilling 6.3 Preservice Tank and Ancillary Equipment Testing 6.4 Ancillary Equipment Installation 6.5 Corrosion Protection System Installation 6.6 Certifications of Design and Installation 6.7 Description of Tank System Installation 6.8 Summary of Major Points 7.0 Secondary Containment Systems and Release Detection 7.1 Secondary Containment Implementation Schedule 7.2 Properties of a


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William Andrew
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