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Agent-X is made of two layers of a geotextile fabric with Oil Solidifying Polymers embedded between the layers. This hybrid creates a filtration fabric that encapsulates hydrocarbons and forces them to unsaturated areas of the geotextile fabric. Agent-X is hydrophobic, which allows water to pass… Read More

Spill and Secondary Containment Solutions for the Agricultural Industry
Plant Field

Agricultural facilities often utilize a variety of chemicals common to the industry, including pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides. If improperly stored, these chemicals can potentially damage assets or injure personnel. Secondary containment and spill control equipment can provide agricultural facilities with the containment measures they need… Read More

Comparing Standard and High-Wall Berms

Spill containment berms are designed to provide reliable secondary containment and spill control in a variety of applications. Because berms are typically designed to perform in particular working contexts, it’s important to consider design differences before selecting a berm. One design feature that affects both… Read More

How to Mitigate Oil Spills with Oil Solidifying Polymers

Oil solidifying polymers are an innovative and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional oil spill clean-up methods. Oil solidifying polymers from Basic Concepts are designed to bond with a broad spectrum of hydrocarbons ranging from low-end gasoline to heavy crude oil. Oil solidifying polymers are an innovative… Read More

Drive-Over Spill Containment

Secondary containment equipment is designed to help prevent leaks and spills from primary containment units from entering navigable waterways, harming personnel or damaging assets. A wide range of secondary containment options can provide regulatory compliance and help keep your facility protected. In addition to reliable… Read More

Spill Response Regulations for Landlocked Facilities

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed The Clean Water Act in 1972. This regulatory initiative applies to facilities in a wide range of industries. As outlined by the original legislation, the goal of the Clean Water Act is to prevent contaminants, such as oil or… Read More

Spill Containment for Emergency Generators

A variety of industries often require generators to supply emergency power in the event of a power outage. Generators typically utilize fuel liquids—such as diesel, gasoline or oil—to supply power. These liquids can have a deleterious impact on the environment if not properly contained. A… Read More

SPCC Requirements for Transformers: 3 Questions to Ask

Substation transformer failures have the potential to release large amounts of oil, which can pollute the environment and damage plant and animal life. Any incident of this nature draws negative media coverage and results in costly cleanup operations. A power utility in Brooklyn experienced this… Read More

Why Wind Farms Need Secondary Spill Containment

By the end of 2018, the total installed capacity of wind power in the United States reached more than 96,000 MW. Wind power is now a major segment of the sustainable power sector with the ability to supply the needs of 24 million homes. Currently, there… Read More

How to Protect Solar Transformers from Unexpected Oil Spills

The United States solar industry is booming. According to the Solar Energy Industry Association, it boasts an annual average growth rate of 59 percent over the last decade. Utility scale projects accounted for 59 percent of new solar installations in 2017, and should continue at… Read More

What is an Oil Solidifier?

Oil solidifiers, like BCI’s Oil Solidifying Polymers (formerly known as C.I.Agent), are composed of dry, high molecular weight polymers that have a porous matrix and large oleophilic (strong affinity for oil rather than water) surface area. Upon contact with oil, the oil solidifiers form a… Read More

One EVAC Filtration System Works Great, but How About 7?

An Illinois utility used the EVAC Filtration System to assist in the dewatering of vaults and manholes in the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The EVAC System uses state-of-the-art filtration technology to remove suspended solids and light sheen from water discharge operations. An Illinois utility… Read More

The Drivability of Secondary Oil Containment Systems

Customer Question: “Can we use your secondary oil containment systems even if we need to drive our maintenance trucks, equipment and vehicles into the containment area?” Answer: We hear this question often, generally regarding older substations that need to be retrofitted for secondary oil containment systems. Routine maintenance… Read More

Top 4 Spill Containment Berms for the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry processes large volumes of flammable and hazardous materials. This industrial sector has stringent safety and environmental controls. But, incidents still occur. Refineries, drilling rigs, pipeline networks and dispensers must all be equipped and prepared to handle spills and releases. News… Read More

Top 3 Spill Containment Berms for Reducing Fertilizer Pollution

Fertilizers are an essential ingredient to successful agriculture. In soil, the right amount of fertilizer is healthy. But, too much fertilizer contaminates the environment. It has the potential to migrate into surface water damaging aquatic life. Water containing spilled fertilizer is unfit for human consumption.… Read More

Does Your Construction Worksite Need Spill Containment?

Managing spills on construction sites is difficult, especially in remote areas. Every site is, by nature, temporary and evolving. The EPA developed a planning guide to help construction companies understand applicable regulations. This resource also provides guidance on what they must do to comply. Managing spills… Read More