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by Milan
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:12 am
Forum: Gas Station Accidents/Disasters
Topic: Lightning and gas stations
Replies: 8
Views: 7588

Re: Lightning and gas stations

"Be it known that data wires are not normally connected to fill tubes in a gas stations fuel tanks." Yes, however, high voltage will and does jump circuits. It simply found the shortest path... The data wires were "the way in" after that the path followed to the drop tube will be an interesting disc...
by Milan
Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Gas Station Accidents/Disasters
Topic: Lightning and gas stations
Replies: 8
Views: 7588

Re: Lightning and gas stations

http://norfolkdailynews.com/news/diesel-tank-explodes-in-newport/article_8a15fe68-d726-11e0-a017-0019bb30f31a.html Norfolk NE Diesel tank explosion. This tank like the Ohio tank were both diesels converted from former gasoline storage. FWIW Also the state fire Marshals report indicated that the ligh...
by Milan
Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Gas Station Accidents/Disasters
Topic: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 6139

Re: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio

This just in from a friend of a friend ... regarding the stage II. One of the original tanks was converted to diesel which did not create enough vapor pressure to close the ball check (original gasoline type) allowing vapors to mix and creating the LEL atmosphere. The lightning strike was actually 3...
by Milan
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Gas Station Accidents/Disasters
Topic: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 6139

Re: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio

Diesel and gasoline have different flammable properties and classifications, therefore they must maintain isolated vents. I am curious to learn more about this site if anyone has info. I wonder if the State website is that far out dated or if someone dropped the ball on communication and admin...
by Milan
Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Gas Station Accidents/Disasters
Topic: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 6139

Re: Lightning Strike UST in Ohio

Its odd but the state web site shows all the USTs to contain Gasoline... Unless I have the wrong site... 9000329 GAS DEPOT FAIRFIELD Ohio 45014 Butler Gas Station 45011 T00002 Gasoline 12000 FRP-Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic CIU - Currently In Use 4871 DIXIE HWY UST 12/1/1986 8006-61-9 YES YES 9/1/1...
by Milan
Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Compliance & Regulations
Topic: You Tube Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 2221

Re: You Tube Videos

Great idea! I was looking for a video last month and was unable to locate it. I believe it was on YouTube. There was a tech at a dispenser sump and he was showing static current being transferred (spark Jumping) from a product line to a ground probe. Anyone else recall that video or am I having a se...
by Milan
Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Service & Technical
Topic: Pumps slow when tanks overfilled
Replies: 13
Views: 3216

Pumps slow when tanks overfilled

Does the slow pump happen on only one product or all products. try pumping premium if its the regular tank causing issues and see what happens. Also are they Mechanical or electronic line deal detectors?
by Milan
Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:18 am
Forum: Service & Technical
Topic: Interstitial monitoring alarm
Replies: 13
Views: 4124

Interstitial monitoring alarm

I have read that fluctuations in groundwater levels can cause significant thermal related tank events but you should be able to monitor the product temperature and determine if that was the cause.
by Milan
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Compliance & Regulations
Topic: Buffalo- Area enforcement activities
Replies: 0
Views: 1361

Buffalo- Area enforcement activities

I expect that we will se a growing number of enforcement activities in the months to come, WOW... The information below provided by the EPA Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties Contact: John Martin, (212) 637-3662 , martin.johnj@epa.gov (New York, N.Y. – September...
by Milan
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:08 am
Forum: Opinion Polls
Topic: where is everyone in this forum located?
Replies: 74
Views: 52581

where is everyone in this forum located?

Avon Lake, Ohio. Midwest...

JGD Associates, Inc.

92 Moore Road

Avon Lake, OH 44012

440-933-6825 Office