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Superior Products

All POLREP's for this site Superior Products
Greensboro, NC - EPA Region IV
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On-Scene Coordinator - Terry Tanner 2/20/2009
Emergency - Removal Action Pollution Report (POLREP) #3
Start Date: 7/29/2008 Completion Date: 12/19/2008
Site Description
Guilford County Environmental Health notified EPA that a local recycler was at an abandon waste oil facility knocking over tanks, draining the waste oil onto the ground and transporting the tanks off-site for resale. OSC Ken Rhame and START contractor TN&A mobilized to the site to oversight activity and ensure clean-up.  OSC Tanner was dispatched to the site to continue operations for OSC Rhame.


Current Activities
OCS Tanner contracted WRS to perform the response actions. These actions consisted of collection and disposal of the waste oil in the above ground storage tanks (34 tanks), waste liquids from drums within the warehouse, and contaminated soils. The contractor was also tasked to clean and dispose of above ground storage tanks.

The waste oils were removed from the site for disposal on August 16, 2008. The oil contaminated soils were transported off-site for disposal on October 1, 2008. Pressure washing of the aboveground tanks began on December 1, 2008. All waste material associated with the tanks were transported off-site for disposal on December 19, 2008. All personnel demobilized from the site on December 19, 2008.

Next Steps
No additional site activities are planned at this time.

Disposition Of Wastes

Waste Stream Quantity Manifest # Disposal Facility
Oil-contaminated soil. 305 tons. Hazmat Transportation and Disposal Co.
Oil/water liquid waste from storage tanks. 21,704 gallons Hazmat Transportation and Disposal Co.
Liquid/soils waste. Three 55-gallon drums Hazmat Transportation and Disposal Co.