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A bulldozer digging into the soil.

How to Safely Remove Soil Contaminated By Oil

Modern home fuel tanks are designed and built with safety features to minimize the risk of leaks. Although uncommon, oil leaks can occur for various reasons, including corrosion, faulty installation, improper maintenance, or accidental damage. Soil contamination from oil leaks poses significant risks to both human health and the environment, making proper remediation essential. Professional Tank & Environmental is a trusted company that specializes in fuel tank installation and removal, as well as soil remediation services in Philadelphia, PA, and surrounding counties. In this blog post, we will delve into the crucial topic of how to safely remove soil contaminated by oil. Let’s explore the steps involved in effectively addressing this issue. Continue reading

An above oil tank installed outdoors near concrete steps.

10 Safety Regulations You Need to Know for Aboveground Oil Tanks

Aboveground oil tanks in the State of Pennsylvania are regulated by the state, but they can also be subject to regulations on the federal and local levels. The laws impact aboveground oil tank design, installation, maintenance, and operation. These safety regulations are designed to keep you and your home safe, and adhering to them ensures that your aboveground oil tank works properly and doesn’t damage the environment. So what are some of the safety regulations for aboveground oil tanks in Pennsylvania that you should know before servicing or replacing an aboveground oil tank? Continue reading