GSA Settles Storage Tank Violations With EPA

Law360, New York (December 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. General Services Administration has paid $70,000 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle allegations that several underground storage tanks in New York and New Jersey failed to meet federal performance standards.

As part of the consent agreement reached on Tuesday, GSA will update its facilities to bring them into compliance by either upgrading old systems or replacing them with new, compliant tanks. In addition to the $70,000 fine, the government agency also agreed to provide release detection for fuel tanks used in emergency...
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