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Lansing Public Works Leaking Underground Storage Tank


The Village retained Robinson to remove a 250-gallon used oil underground storage tank (UST) to comply with an Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) UST violation notice.  The tank was found to be leaking and a used oil release incident was reported to the state resulting in LUST incident  being assigned to the site.

  • Contaminated soil removal and landfill disposal of 55 tons of contaminated soil and excavation sampling and testing that were completed during the Early Action phase of IEPA LUST reporting allowed for the former tank basin to be almost completely remediated

  • Performed a groundwater investigation which included the advancement of five soil borings and monitoring wells surrounding the former tank basin to evaluate subsurface conditions

  • A Class II General Resource Groundwater demonstration was made for the shallow groundwater unit 

  • Prepared all of the required IEPA LUST Program Reports and Illinois UST Fund Reimbursement Claims and submitted to the IEPA in a timely manner

  • The site was successfully remediated to the IEPA Tier 1 Remediation Objectives for Class II Groundwater standards

  • The IEPA issued the Village of Lansing a No Further Remediation Letter for the LUST release incident on  with no land use restrictions

  • The project was completed in one year and under the total budget amount that was estimated to the Village

  • There are no land use restrictions or activity use limitations associated with the regulatory IEPA closure for the LUST incident associated with the site

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