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Creating Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Short Answer: A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) is a document that outlines strategies for minimizing pollution from stormwater runoff at construction and industrial sites. These plans are applicable when a project involves more than one acre of grading/disturbance. It’s a crucial part of complying with environmental regulations and protecting natural resources during and after […]

Protecting the Environment with Environmental Remediation

Short Answer: Environmental remediation is the process of removing pollutants and contaminants from soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water, which is essential for protecting human health from the harmful effects of pollution. This process helps maintain safe, sustainable environments for the future. Why Environmental Remediation Matters Hazardous waste sites present significant risks to people’s health […]

Renting Assets Versus Buying Assets

To rent, or to buy? That’s the question — and Ironclad has the answer. In the world of environmental solutions, renting assets rather than investing in owning capital equipment is the smart, cost-effective and sustainable choice. In addition to the fact that renting assets requires no upfront capital requirements, there’s a wealth of ancillary benefits […]

Chemical Storage Tanks: A Complete Guide

Chemical Storage Tanks: A Complete Guide Chemical manufacturers use various chemicals that are inherently corrosive and it is difficult to imagine an industry that does not use any chemicals. Refineries use propane, liquefied natural gas, petroleum products (gasoline, diesel), crude oil, and other chemicals. Paint manufacturers use various types of latex polymers in the manufacturing […]

Atmospheric Storage Tanks – Safety Challenges and Solutions

Types of Atmospheric Storage Tanks, Safety Challenges, and How to Overcome Them For decades, refineries and chemical process industries have relied on storage tanks to safely store hazardous and flammable hydrocarbon liquids. Their popularity is evident with the numbers. For instance, nearly 542,000 underground storage tanks in the USA store petroleum and hazardous substances. This […]