Oil Tank Removal in Westover, MD

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Elisha Junk Removal

109 W Gordy Rd, Salisbury MD 21801

Fast, efficient, and honest, Elisha Junk Removal has become a reputable and well-known demolition service in the greater Salisbury, MD area. Our team is up for every type of job, including oil tank removal! When you hire us, you can ...

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AIM Environmental Services Inc

2314 Allen Dr, Salisbury MD 21801

AIM Environmental Services, Inc. is a demolition, abatement, and remediation contractor founded in 2003. As a certified small business, our team of experts provides quality house demolition, oil tank removal, and more.

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Modern Industries

9343 Guy Ward Rd, Parsonsburg MD 21849

Modern Industries specializes in site development of all shapes and sizes, including asbestos abatement, demolition, earthwork, utility construction, sidewalks, road work, grading and more. We serve Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania communities with the goal of providing a result that ...

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What is the history of oil tanks?

  • 1859 — Oil is discovered and stored in wooden barrels.
  • Late 1800s — The first steel storage tanks are produced to keep valuable oil safe.
  • 1922 — First standards for steel storage tank safety are developed.
  • 1930s — Underground storage tanks are now the preferred storage method, opposed to the previously preferred above ground storage tanks.
  • 1960s — Tank owners grow more frustrated and more concerned with oil loss due to tank corrosion.
  • 1970s — Concerns begin to spread regarding the environmental impact of oil tank leaks.
  • 1988 — The EPA sets a deadline for upgrading underground tank systems, putting new tank regulations into place.
  • 1990s — Many begin closing and removing their tanks due to the widely known environmental and health risks.

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