Current Weather
The Spy FM

“Handling Pollution, Case by Case: OCC Official Outlines Method for Gasoline Cleanup”

Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
January 4, 2013

An interesting look at how leaky underground gasoline storage tanks are found, monitored and regulated in Oklahoma.

The OCC uses a method called risk-based corrective action to determine how bad each case of leaking underground gasoline storage tanks is, and the best way to clean up the pollution. The trick is to determine if anyone nearby is at risk from the contamination, and then reduce that pollution to a safe level. In some cases, his division won’t activate a case. If the underground plume is stable and there is no risk to people working in nearby buildings of inhaling vapors, or there aren’t any nearby water wells, then the pollution can often be left alone.

Read more at: journalrecord.com

Powered by WPeMatico

Leave a Reply

5PM to 7PM American Routes

American Routes

Hosted by Nick Spitzer, American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genresroots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

Listen Live Now!

7PM to 9PM The Oklahoma Rock Show

The Oklahoma Rock Show

The Oklahoma Rock Show filters through dozens of submissions a week to find the best in new local music. Ryan LaCroix is the host and mastermind behind the show and teaches at the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO).

View the program guide!

9PM to 5AM The Spy

The Spy

An eclectic mix of the Spy's library of more than 10,000 songs curated by Ferris O'Brien.

View the program guide!

Upcoming Events in your area (Submit your event today!)

Streaming audio and podcasts

Stream KOSU on your smartphone

Phone Streaming

SmartPhone listening options on this page are intended for many iPhones, Blackberries, etc. with low-cost software applications available to listen to our full-time web streams, both News on KOSU-1 and Classical on KOSU-2.

Learn more about our complete range of streaming services

We're perfecting the patient experience - Stillwater Medical Center