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State sues BP over cleanup costs of leaky storage tanks by Kevyn Burger, posted on BringMeTheNews.com

The state of Minnesota filed a $25 million suit against oil giant British Petroleum in Ramsey County District Court on Monday. The Associated Press reports the suit accuses BP of double dipping, claiming it took state money even after it had already accepted insurance payments to clean up contamination from underground storage tanks.   [Read More…]  

Artificial gas storage tanks to be demolished, posted on EastDay

Three huge gas storage tanks on Jinshajiang Road in Putuo District will be demolished later this year, bringing the residents one step closer to natural gas and replace artificial gas by the end of next year.  [Read More…]  

US safety board seeks more regulation of chemical storage tank areas by Mark Drajem, posted on Hydrocarbon Processing

At a congressional hearing into the spill at a Freedom Industries site that leaked last month, the US Chemical Safety Board said regulators should limit where such storage facilities are built or operate. Preliminary research suggested a gap in regulations for above-ground storage tanks. [Read More…]  

Canada terminal under review for expansion, posted on Tank Storage Magazine

A proposed expansion of terminal facilities at Whiffen Head, Placentia Bay, Canada, is undergoing an environmental review by the provincial government. Newfoundland Transhipment put forward the proposal to modify and expand the existing facility to service offloading and transport needs from the Hebron offshore oil development.  [Read More…]  

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