Publications and Seminars

Joyce A. Rizzo

Publications

  • Underground Storage Tank Management: A Practical Guide, 5th Edition, ABS Consulting Group, 1998, Editor and Principal Author
  • Aboveground Storage Tank Management and SPCC Guide, 2nd Edition, ABS Consulting Group, 2001. Editor and Principal Author
  • Numerous articles and publications on storage tank management, property transfer assessments and the regulatory aspects of environmental management, including:
    • What are the chief concerns of underground storage tank owners as they head toward the crucial 1998 compliance deadline? (Environment Today Magazine)
    • Dealing with Two Critical UST Situations: Checking for Tank Leaks and Closing Tanks Economically (Petroleum Marketing Management Magazine)
    • It’s Not Optional: Inspection and Maintenance of USTs (Environmental Technology Magazine

Presentations

ABS CONSULTING GROUP

  • Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks: Smart Management and Engineering Applications – Chairperson and Principal Speaker – Two day course Conducted 2 times per year nationally
    • Regulations and Standards for Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks
    • Energy Bill 2005
    • Inventory Reconciliation
    • SPCC Requirements
    • Used oil, Hazardous Substances and Hazardous Wastes
  • SPCC Plans Made Easy (Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures)
    Chairperson and Principal Speaker – Two day course conducted 3 times per year nationally
  • RCRA Regulations
    Subtitle I and C Regulatory Programs
  • Real Estate and Property Transactions
    Pricing environmental liabilities and remedial actions
  • Pennsylvania Environmental Law
    Storage Tank Laws and Regulations
  • New Jersey Environmental Law Compliance
    Storage Tank Laws and Regulations
  • Environmental Assessments of Real Estate: A Practical Approach for Compliance and Self-Protection

AARCHER INSTITUTE

  • Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks:  Compliance for the Future
    Chairperson and Principal Speaker – Two day course conducted 3 times per year nationally
    • Regulations and Standards for Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks
    • Energy Bill 2005
    • Inventory Reconciliation
    • SPCC Requirements
    • Used oil, Hazardous Substances and Hazardous Wastes

PROGRESSIVE BUSINESS CONFERENCES

  • SPCC Rule Changes: What EPA Requires in 2009 (Current Version)
    Audio conference conducted twice per year
  • UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS: Guidelines to Keep Your Facility USEPA Compliant
    Audio conference

EXECUTIVE ENTERPRISES

  • Environmental Due Diligence
    Remedial cost development and estimating for two day program

ASSOCIATION FOR PETROLEUM AND EXPLOSIVES ADMINISTRATION

  • International Petroleum Seminar, Dunstable, England
    The USA Experience – Tank Management and Remediation

ETE – THE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY EXPO
Underground or Aboveground Storage Tanks – A Critical Decision

HAZTECH INTERNATIONAL, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Underground or Aboveground Storage Tanks – A Critical Decision

NACE CONFERENCE ON ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS
Aboveground Storage Tanks – Better Safe Than Sorry

NORTH AMERICAN HAZARDOUS WASTE CONFERENCE
Chairman on Section on Storage Tanks

HAZTECH INTERNATIONAL 90
Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks:  The Evolution of Regulation

COLORADO-WYOMING-NEW MEXICO PETROLEUM MARKETERS
9/89 – Colorado Springs, CO and 8/90 – Santa Fe, NM
Federal regulatory programs affecting petroleum marketers

CONVENIENT AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES INSTITUTE- Tucson, AZ
Federal regulatory programs affecting convenient auto service


David J. Piercey

Publications

 

  • Underground Storage Tank Management: A Practical Guide, 5th Edition, ABS Consulting Group, 1998, Co-author
  • Aboveground Storage Tank Management and SPCC Guide, 2nd Edition, ABS Consulting Group, 2001, Contributing Author

 

Presentations

ABS CONSULTING GROUP

  • Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks: Smart Management and Engineering Applications
    Principal Speaker – Course presented three times a year nationally
    • Underground Storage Tanks:  Monitoring and Leak Detection; Tank Closure – the Ultimate Risk Reduction Strategy; New Tank Systems Design and Installation; Inspections and Maintenance
    • Aboveground Storage Tanks – New Tank Systems Design and Installation, Tank Closure and Inspections and Maintenance
  • SPCC Plans Made Easy (Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures)
    Chairperson and Principal Speaker – Two day course conducted 3 times per year nationally

AARCHER INSTITUTE

  • Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks:  Compliance for the Future
    Principal Speaker – Course presented three times a year nationally
    • Underground Storage Tanks:  Monitoring and Leak Detection; Tank Closure – the Ultimate Risk Reduction Strategy; New Tank Systems Design and Installation; Inspections and Maintenance
    • Aboveground Storage Tanks – New Tank Systems Design and Installation, Tank Closure and Inspections and Maintenance

PROGRESSIVE BUSINESS CONFERENCES

  • Aboveground Storage Tank Management
    Audio conference conducted twice per year

USEPA FOCUS GROUP

  • USEPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks Focus Group Meeting, August 1999, Chicago, Illinois

Donna Hymes

Publications

  • Hymes, Donna, and Goldman, Robert, “Working With Environmental Consultants,” Environmental Law In Real Estate and Business Transactions, Volume 3, Chapter 23, Matthew  Bender Publication (1994, 1995, 1996)
  • Hymes, Donna, “What to Look for in an Effective Inspection and Maintenance Program,” Petroleum Equipment & Technology, March 1999, pg. 34.

Presentations

  • Lecturer, “Aboveground and Underground Storage Tank Permitting,” New Jersey Environmental Permitting Course, ABS Consulting , presented once a year
  • Lecturer, “Tier II Update: What You Need to Do to Stay Compliant,” Progressive Audio Conferences (2007, 2008)