Many Oil Tank Remediation companys only perform the basic soil remediation that barely meet the current standards in effect. Unfortunately every few years the standards are revised and are more stringent.
Removing a homeowner heating oil tank can be an important home improvement project. If the tank is not leaking then there is no problem. However, if the tank is leaking a NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professional may save the homeowner thousands.
Not long ago Real Estate Professionals were advising their clients to "abandon in place" and sand fill their oil heating oil tanks. Many lending institutions and insurance companies demand the tanks to be removed.