2. Environmental Issues for Aboveground Storage Tanks

  1. Brian D. DiGrado and
  2. Gregory A. Thorp P.E.

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172827.ch2

The Aboveground Steel Storage Tank Handbook

The Aboveground Steel Storage Tank Handbook

How to Cite

DiGrado, B. D. and Thorp, G. A. (1995) Environmental Issues for Aboveground Storage Tanks, in The Aboveground Steel Storage Tank Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172827.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471286295

Online ISBN: 9780470172827

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Keywords:

  • ageing barrel-steel failures and contamination threats;
  • environmental leak damage potential;
  • underground petroleum pools;
  • fuel spillage and ground fires;
  • environmental liability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Environmental Disasters Involving ASTs

  • Fires Involving ASTs

  • Environmental Liability

  • Environmentally Sound Technology

  • Notes