4 Spill Containment Berms for Military Use

The U.S. Armed Forces operate in extreme conditions like the remote landscapes of Afghanistan and the Middle East. They also respond to local threats, such as an anthrax scare in Washington D.C. As a federally-funded entity, the military is under constant public scrutiny. They cannot… Read More

Spill Containment Berms: How to Calculate the Correct Capacity

Secondary containment requirements are regulated by Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) rules. SPCC applies to facilities with a total aboveground oil storage capacity of greater than 1,320 U.S. gallons or 42,000 U.S. gallons of buried storage capacity. When making a site capacity assessment, include… Read More

6 Tips for Complying with SPCC Regulations

For centuries, humans contaminated drinking water with raw sewage, unaware that such actions were the source of diseases like cholera and typhoid. Large factories and manufacturing plants that exploded into the scene during the Industrial Revolution poured pollutants directly into rivers and streams, because it… Read More

Protect Workers with Temporary Noise Reduction Barriers

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Did you know that 22 million workers each year suffer damaged hearing due to noise pollution? The U.S. Department of Labor reports that companies paid penalties up to $1.5 million in a single year for not protecting their workers from noise. Hearing loss disability accounts for… Read More

Taking a Closer Look at Spill Containment Berms

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Oil spills spread rapidly, especially when they reach open water. A spill as small as one gallon of used motor oil contaminates one million gallons of fresh water. The environmental consequences of uncontained spills are horrific. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also imposes penalties for harming… Read More

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Basic Concepts has the ability to customize our products for many of your specific applications. Whatever your requirements, our custom solution will be durable enough for the most stringent spill control requirements. We are committed to providing the best solution for your needs. We will be happy to customize this or any other spill berm to satisfy any of your size requirements and applications.

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