Hazardous Waste Tank Inspections

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Dye penetrant testing of tank shell.

Background A hazardous waste management company in Indianapolis, Indiana, asked TSP for aboveground storage tank inspections on their hazardous waste tanks.  Their facility is regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which requires routine inspection and certification of waste storage vessels. Services Provided TSP provided SP001 inspection services for seven tanks. The two largest tanks were fiberglass cone-bottom … Read More

Wastewater Treatment Plant Tank Inspections

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Background A wastewater treatment plant requested 27 tank inspections at their facility. The plant processes oily wastewater generated by manufacturing. The plant uses clarifier and oil storage tanks to process thousands of gallons of waste water each day. Recaimed oil is stored and processed in tanks until it can be recycled. The result is many different types of tanks requiring … Read More

Maheras Gentry Park Restoration

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Background Maheras Gentry Park is located on 52 acres of riverfront land that was designated for park use by Detroit’s Common Counsel in the 1940’s. Between 1998 and 2002, $1.2 million was obtained from a variety of governmental and private sources to refurbish the park. That funding was used to construct a new recreation building, a swimming pool, five baseball … Read More

Light Oil Piping Inspection

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Project Background TSP recently completed an API-570 piping inspection at a light oil recovery plant. The plant operates two 150-foot tall process vessels which receive manufacturing byproducts and mix them with light wash oil. The resulting oil is captured and diverted away from the environment to reduce contamination from the manufacturing process. The vessels are connected to approximately 5,000 lineal … Read More

Safety First!

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TSP Environmental has earned certification from two independent safety auditing firms, ISNetworld and Browz.  These certifications recognize our ongoing commitment to employee and job-site safety.  We are extremely proud of our certifications. TSP was required to provide both auditors with administrative and operational data showing our commitment to safety.  The organizations reviewed our corporate health and safety program to make … Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Love is in the air!  As our employees spend their time looking forward to time with their significant others, we are glad to have them with us today continuing the hard work of environmental cleanup in Michigan.  We couldn’t be more proud of our crew.  Seriously, we love you all. Last week was good for Aboveground storage tank inspection of … Read More

Six More Weeks?

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The verdict is in:  Six more weeks of winter yet to come! The cold isn’t slowing down this crew of expert environmental contractors.  Here’s what we did last week: Our remediation team excavated and disposed of an abandoned underground storage tank for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. We came home from our abatement project in Pennsylvania to celebrate a … Read More

Digging the Ice

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As the weather outside froze and thawed, our crew kept level heads as they reached some important milestones: Our remediation team wrapped up at Third Street.  Site restoration is all that remains before we can call the project complete. We took UltraAnalytix underground to inspect a fiberglass underground storage tank (UST) for a new client in Dundee.  The inspection gave … Read More

Working Hard in the January Warmth

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Our crew finally got a break last week as the weather warmed up after two weeks of bitter cold: The warm weather brought renewed focus to our earthworking crew as they kicked off a remediation project in Detroit. Our asbestos abatement team continued their hard work in Pennsylvania.  The project remains on schedule despite the challenge of being so far … Read More

Big Win for Remediation Industry – Legacy Trust Fund

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In a big win for the environmental remediation Industry, legislation has been signed into law by Governor Snyder that will financially incentivize more cleanups of leaking underground storage tanks (LUST). The legislation passed the Michigan Senate 26-10 earlier this month and passed the State House in June on a 61-46 vote. The legislation is now Public Act (PA) 134 of … Read More