IOGA of West Virginia AST Developments: Interpretive Rule Adopted & Comments Filed on Draft Emergency Rule as published in IOGA of West Virginia newsletter, November 2014 On October 21, 2014, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (“WVDEP”) filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State its finalized Interpretive Rule outlining mechanisms for compliance with the […]

What do you get when you take a major pipeline company and add in two deteriorating storage tanks and a mandatory shut-down during restoration? You get a tight deadline, a fast fix, and the need for a knowledgeable coatings contractor. Well, that’s exactly what happened when a multinational pipeline operator realized it needed to replace […]

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is seeking rules on the containment of liquid fertilizers. “The proposed language in the containment rules establishes requirements for primary and secondary containment of liquid fertilizer products,” Goehring says. “The requirements for primary containment would cover liquid fertilizer held in undivided quantities greater than 55 gallons. […]

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock layers deep within the earth. Fracking makes it possible to produce natural gas extraction in shale plays that were once unreachable with conventional technologies. One of the largest producers of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of […]