REGULATIONS - Underground Storage Tanks

Underground Storage Tanks (Alta. Environment Guidelines - 2001)

Access Code   Sample Matrix
    Soil Water
USTS F1, BTEX, F2 (C10-C16), F3 (C16-C34), C34 + or F4 (C34-C50) HTG, including Lead and Chromatogram (CCME) X n/a
USTW F1, BTEX, F2 (C10-C16) (CCME) X n/a
PBU Lead (includes preparation) X X
PS75 #200 Sieve Size Analysis (requires preparation test DRY02) X n/a

Landfarm / Remediation for Soils Only (recommended options)

Access Code  
BTX02 BTEX and Purgeables in Soil (GCMS/FID)
TEH05 C11-C60+ Extractable Hydrocarbons with Individual Carbon Group Breakdown in Soil including Chromatogram
SAL04 *% Saturation, pH, EC, Ca, Mg, Na, SAR, TGR)(Requires DRY02)
NUTR02 N, P, K, S, NH3-N03 (Requires DRY02)
CCMEM Heavy Metals: As, Ag, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Pb, Mo, Ni, Sb, Se, Sn, Tl, V, Zn, Hg  (Requires DIG03)

CCME Interim Guidelines – Soils Only (June/2001)

CCVP01* CCME Hydrocarbon Assessment- BTEX and F1
CCVP02* CCME Hydrocarbon Assessment which includes F1 (C6-C10), BTEX, F2 (C10-C16), F3 (C16-C34), C34+ or F4(C34-C50) HTG (Classic* - Validated)  
CCVP03* CCME Criteria Assessment: F2/F3/F4/ F4 HTG Non-Volatile Fractions
CCVPCS CCME Criteria Assessment which includes F1(C6-C10), BTEX and F2, F3, F4(C34+) or F4(C34-C50)HTG using a modified method certified by Alberta Environment (2005)
CCVP05* CCME Criteria Assessment: F1 to F4 HTG, BTEX and PAH (10*) Assessment – Classic (Validated)
PS75 #200 Sieve Size Analysis (for texture classification Coarse >75 micron and Fine <75 micron) per Alta Tier 1 and CCME Guidelines (requires preparation test DRY02)  
CCME01 Assessment: % Sat, pH, EC, Ca, Mg, Na, SAR, F-, B, Cr+6, Water Soluble and Total Cyanide, As, Ag, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Hg, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Sn, Tl, V, Zn (Requires DRY02 and DIG03)
TOC Total Organic Carbon (test will be sublet)
S Elemental Sulphur – recommended at sulphur pile or storage areas only
* Classic Method is performed strictly as per the CWS-PHC Method (June, 2001)

*** Test will be sublet

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