CommTank of Wakefield, MA has announced that staff member Luis Diaz is eligible to conduct inspections of Underground Storage Tank Systems in Massachusetts as a trained Third-Party Inspector. Diaz is included on MassDEP’s most recent Third-Party UST Inspector List issued on January 15, 2010.
Recent changes to Massachusetts Underground Storage Tank Regulations stipulate that
by August 8, 2010, the owners/operators of most underground storage tanks (USTs) in Massachusetts are required to have their USTs and associated piping inspected by Third-Party Inspectors. Inspections must be repeated every three years.
Third-Party Inspectors conduct detailed inspections of USTs and piping systems. Their work includes: documentation of the results of their on-site inspections; review of facility record keeping to ensure that it meets UST Program requirements; and submission of reports on their findings to the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).
Third-Party Inspectors are hired directly by tank owners and operators and report UST facts to directly to MassDEP. While they provide advice to their clients about compliance issues, they are not authorized to enforce laws and regulations.
CommTank’s trained third party inspector works closely with businesses to ensure that all regulation requirements are met in a timely and economical manner. In addition, CommTank performs an initial evaluation prior to the actual inspection.
CommTank, founded in 1994 and located at 84 New Salem Street in Wakefield, MA, specializes in the removal and installation of above and underground storage tanks and site remediation, i.e. emergency spill response, site assessment, laboratory analysis, excavation, and site closure.
CommTank’s services are available Monday through Saturday, with emergency service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CommTank’s service area includes most areas of Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire, and Maine. For further information please visit www.commtank.com, or call 1-877-66 TANKS or 1-800-628-8260.