Arkansas Division of Power & Environment – Division of Environmental Extreme quality (“DEQ”) Chief Administrator Julie Linck executed an Emergency Order (“EO”) dated June 14th to Mena Brief Cease, LLC (“Mena Brief Cease”). See LIS 22-068.
Mena Brief Cease is described as a gasolineing station and comfort retailer in Mena, Arkansas (“Website”).
The EO was issued pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 8-7-809.
A DEQ Regulated Storage Tank Inspector is said to have been contacted by Polk County, Arkansas, Division of Emergency Administration on April Twentieth regarding petroleum odors in a construction roughly 200 ft south of the Mena Brief Cease. A confirmed underground storage tank (“UST”) launch is said to have been recognized On the Mena Brief Cease. The unleaded gasoline UST is said to have been take awayd from service.
A DEQ Adjust to-up inspection was described Collectively with Mena Brief Cease’s hiring an environmental advisor To assist in remediation movements. Further, emergency response movements On The state of affairs have been accredited by DEQ. Remediation movements are said to have included 8-hour Mobile Twin Half Extrmovement occasions and soil excavation.
DEQ is said to have subsequently requested providers from its on-name contractor to get rid of acute vapors Proper into a enterprise construction.
An Interim Remediation Work Plan is said to have been requested to:
. . . take away as a lot contamination as potential, as shortly as …….