Walden Removes a Gasoline Underground Storage Tank

Walden Environmental Engineering recently completed a project for the Town of Hempstead, Department of Parks & Recreation. The work, which took place at Market Lane Garage (“Site”), called for the removal of an old gasoline underground storage tank (“UST”) in preparation for the installation of new storage tanks. Following Nassau County regulations, underground fuel tanks… Read More

NYCDEP Deadlines on Fuel Conversion for Boilers

NYCDEP DEADLINES ON FUEL CONVERSION FOR BOILERS  The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP), specifically in Title 24 Chapter 1, Subchapter 8 Section 24-168 of the NYC Administrative Code, has set the following deadlines for fuel conversion on boilers. Deadlines: For residual oil (#6 oil). Any boiler in NYC must stop burning residual… Read More

Underground Storage Tank Regulation in New York

Walden Tank Design

Underground Storage Tank Regulation in New York Owning an underground storage tank (UST) comes with a formal set of responsibilities. Government regulations are designed to lessen possible releases of contaminants from underground storage tanks through tank construction and installation standards and by leak detection technology. A professional environmental engineering firm can assist you with the… Read More

Regulatory Update: EPA Announces Plan to Deal with PFAS

Regulatory Update: EPA Announces Plan to Deal with PFAS Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (known collectively as PFAS) have been a hot-button issue over the past several years.  In 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greatly reduced the Health Advisory Levels for the chemicals originally set in 2009.  Additionally, Gabreski Air National Guard Base… Read More