Be good to your oil tank

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March 7, 2014

Here are some wise words from Tom the Spill Responder (Tom Varney from Maine DEP):

"Every year in Maine frost heaves and falling ice and snow cause hundreds of oil spills from outside heating oil tanks. I've seen the mess they make of backyards, basements and wells. Clean up means lots of digging once the snow melts. Property values fall. Costs mount up. So, protect yourself. Talk to your oil dealer about installing a simple filter protector...and about mounting your tank on a regulation slab. It's worth it".

For more information, visit http://www.mainedep.com

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