April 17, 2013 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its Guidance for Addressing Petroleum Vapor Intrusion at Leaking Underground Storage Tank Sites. The guidance, which can be found at: http://www.epa.gov/oust/cat/pvi/petroleum-vapor-intrusion-review-draft-04092013.pdf has been issued for external review. EPA is accepting comments until May 24, 2013.
EPA Seeks Comment on Vapor Guidance
Soil vapor has changed environmental and real estate due diligence practice. Concerns about vapor intrusion have had ripple effects in the Twin Cities and across Minnesota.
The MPCA is seeking public input regarding placement of new air monitors in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Assessing Urban Air Quality project starts in January 2018 and runs for two years.