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Main Title Volumetric leak detection in large underground storage tanks /
Author Starr, James W., ; Wise, R. F. ; Maresca., J. W.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wise, Richard F.
Maresca, J. W.
Hillger, Robert W.
CORP Author Vista Research, Inc., Mountain View, CA. ;CDM Federal Programs Corp., Fairfax, VA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA/600/2-91/044a; 68-03-3409; EPA-68-03-3409
Stock Number PB91-227942
OCLC Number 25609508
Subjects Underground storage. ; Leak detectors. ; Storage tanks--Defects. ; Hazardous wastes. ; Leak detection. ; Waste disposal in the ground.
Additional Subjects Underground storage ; Storage tanks ; Leakage ; Volumetric analysis ; Land pollution abatement ; Performance standards ; Pollution regulations ; Crude oil ; Materials tests ; Standards compliance ; Temperature ; Petroleum products
Internet Access
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https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=P100RMVT.PDF
https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=200095PW.PDF
Holdings
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EHAM  TP692.5.S7 1991 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600/2-91-044a Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/17/2009
EJBD  EPA 600/2-91-044a Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/30/2013
EMBD  EPA/600/2-91/044A NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 12/24/1992
ERAD  EPA 600/2-91-044a Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/09/2012
ESAD  EPA 600-2-91-044A Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB91-227942 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
A set of experiments was conducted to determine whether volumetric leak detection system presently used to test underground storage tanks (USTs) up to 38,000 L (10,000 gal) in capacity could meet EPA's regulatory standards for tank tightness and automatic tank gauging systems when used to test tanks up to 190,000 L (50,000 gal) in capacity. The experiments, conducted on two partially filled 190,000-L (50,000-gal) USTs at Griffiss Air Force Base in upstate New York during late August 1990, showed that a system's performance in large tanks depends primarily on the accuracy of the temperature compensation, which is inversely proportional to the volume of product in the tank. Errors in temperature compensation that were negligible in tests in small tanks were important in large tanks. The experiments further suggest that a multiple-test strategy is also required.
Notes
Shipping list no.: 91-0709-P (v. 1). "August 1991"--Vol. 1. Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, pages 78-79). "EPA/600/2-91/044a"--Vol. 1. "Funded wholly or in part ... under contract 68-03-3409 to CDM Federal Programs Corporation"--Vol. 1, t.p. verso.