Sites Management Section
|Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Properties Procedure
The Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Properties Procedures (IROCP) has been updated to include EPA’s November 2013 Regional Screening Levels (RSLs) for soil, as well as newly updated soil values from the Vermont Department of Health (VDH).
The IROCP includes procedures on work plans, site investigations, corrective action, site management activity completed (SMAC) and certificate of completion (COC) designations. In addition to the soil screening values (SSVs), the IROCP also includes vapor intrusion screening levels. The IROCP document is currently being updated, and will be going out for public comment in the fall of 2014.
||Effective: April 2012
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|Underground Storage Tank
Closure and Site Assessment Requirements
|Vermont's Underground Storage Tank Regulations require that advance
notice be given and environmental site assessment be performed during
the closure of most, but not all, USTs. Regardless of whether a particular
tank is subject to those requirements, the Vermont Department of Environmental
Conservation strongly recommends performing a site assessment. This
document provides guidance for tank closures and site assessment.
||Effective: June 2010
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from the Petroleum Cleanup Fund Procedures
|This document provides guidance for owners and operators of underground
storage tanks for submittal of claims against the Petroleum Cleanup
Fund (PCF). This has been updated from the previous 2004 document. Included
in this document is a description of the coverage the PCF provides and
the parties who are eligible to receive reimbursement from the fund.
It includes a copy of the PCF Request for Reimbursement Form. The PDF
version of this document is interactive and includes many helpful links
to web pages, pop-up definitions, and links to pages within the document.
||Effective: July, 2006
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|Guidance for Construction
of Public Works Projects in Areas Where Contamination is Suspected or
|Many public works projects, such as water and sewer pipelines, encounter
areas where there may be subsurface contamination. This document describes
planning, site investigation, and construction procedures to be followed
and the conditions under which the Vermont State Petroleum Cleanup Fund
can be used to fund some of these activities.
||Effective: March, 2002
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Improving Site Investigation
*pdf file (Developed by the Northeast Waste Management Officials’
Association (NEWMOA), www.newmoa.org , under a project sponsored by
the US EPA Technology Innovation Program, www.epa.gov/tio)
A guide for property owners, buyers and sellers, attorneys, bankers,
insurance representatives, and their environmental consultants.
Policies and Procedures
Manual for Third-Party Claims Against the Petroleum Cleanup Fund
The Petroleum Cleanup Fund may be used to compensate third parties for
bodily injury and property damage resulting from petroleum releases
from underground storage tanks. This document describes the types of
claims eligible, and outlines the procedure required to submit a claim.
* Documents in PDF format can be viewed on screen,
searched and printed. They require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. The reader
is available for free from Adobe
Corporation web site