Author: All American Environmental

How Long Does Above Ground Oil Tank Last?

How Long Does Above Ground Oil Tank Last?

Oil Storage Tank Life Expectancy The EPA reports that there are over 500,000 underground oil tanks in America. Underground storage tanks pose a more significant environmental threat than above-ground tanks. Still, above-ground tanks can not be neglected past their life expectancy. You’re responsible for maintenance if you have an above-ground oil tank. Corrosion can create […]

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Guide To Purchasing Home With Underground Oil Tank in NJ

Guide To Purchasing Home With Underground Oil Tank in NJ

The cost of New Jersey homes continues to rise as the year’s pass. With the median home price surpassing $450,000, it’s no wonder new buyers are asking, “should I buy a house with an underground oil tank?” Homes with underground oil tanks sell at slower rates, giving buyers more room for negotiation with anxious sellers. But […]

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Soil Testing Services in Union County NJ

Soil Testing Services in Union County NJ

Union County, NJ Soil Testing Services The US is home to 70,000 different types of soil. You may not think about soil very often, but it plays a significant role in your life. The food you eat and the clean water you drink depends on healthy soil, and contaminated soil can become dangerous. That’s why you […]

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What is the Purpose of a Monitoring Well?

What is the Purpose of a Monitoring Well?

There are over 20,000 groundwater monitoring wells in the US. Its network consists of federal, state, and local sites. Curious about the purpose of a monitoring well? It has to do with the water that flows through the taps of approximately 145 million Americans. This water comes from a groundwater source. Although it’s usually safe, contamination is possible. […]

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Guide to Point Source Pollution

Guide to Point Source Pollution

Guide to Point Source Pollution Point source pollution can have incredibly harmful impacts on the environment, although it’s a current part of life as we know it. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any regulations a company needs to follow. But what do you mean by point source? Keep reading and find out the difference […]

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Guide: Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, Prevention

Guide: Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, Prevention

Nonpoint Source Pollution and How To Control and Prevent It There are two basic types of water pollution: point source and nonpoint source. Point source pollution comes from single sources (e.g., a pipe from a factory dumping waste into a river). Nonpoint source pollution is more difficult to trace and control. However, it is the […]

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Soil & Groundwater Testing, Hudson County NJ

Soil & Groundwater Testing, Hudson County NJ

Hudson County NJ Water and Soil Testing Services Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to clean up Burlington County, NJ townships. The plan will address soil and groundwater contamination in both Delran and Cinnaminson. But don’t sigh with relief because you don’t live in the area. Unfortunately, Hudson County water […]

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Can I Remove My Own Oil Tank in NJ?

Can I Remove My Own Oil Tank in NJ?

Can I Remove My Own Oil Tank in NJ? Many older homes in New Jersey have underground storage tanks (USTs). They were a common addition that allowed storage of oil used as a heating source during the winter. Although many of them are no longer in use, they’re still buried in the yards of many […]

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