The History of UST Regulations

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The History of UST Regulations
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For this episode Todd and Zia Tammami connect again, but this time Zia interviews Todd about the history of Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Regulations.

 

 

Key Topics and Takeaways

 

  • Todd Explains how UST Regulations have Evolved over time
  • In the 1970’s and 80’s during an environmental awakening more regulations were developed to protect human health.
  • In 1983, an expose on 60 minutes brought underground storage tanks under more scutinty
  • To help with this, the EPA established the Motor Fuels Underground Storage Trust Fund, which meant that every time a gallon of gas was sold, a fraction of a penny was moved to the trust fund, which went towards helping clean up spills, protecting drinking water and the environment.
  • How the Automobile Industry is adapting

 

Links and Resources

 

UST Information via the EPA 

Todd Perry on LinkedIn 

Zia Tammami on LinkedIn 

 

 



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