C.I.Agent Barrier Boom 10th Anniversary

November marks the 10th Anniversary of the first installation of C.I.Agent® Barrier Boom (a.k.a Oil Filtration Panel) for Secondary Containment Systems in the Utility industry. Since its conception, we have installed C.I.Agent® Barrier Boom in over 9,000 SPCC applications for spill containment. C.I.Agent® Barrier Boom is installed nationally in all 50 states, and internationally in […]

C.I.Agent Solutions helps UK Power Networks Properly Store Electric Poles using Secondary Containment Technology

UK Power Networks, which provides electricity to thousands of customers throughout the South East and the East of England, worked with C.I.Agent® Solutions to improve their method of safely storing their spare wooden electrical poles using our Secondary Containment technology. These wooden electrical poles are treated with creosote, which isn’t good for the environment. But […]

Diesel Fuel Spill Emergency Cleanup

Last week, C.I.Agent® Solutions’ immediate response team was deployed on a diesel fuel spill that occurred at a distribution facility in Middletown, KY. The spill was caused by a tractor not having its air brake engaged after positioning a trailer up to a loading dock. The unmanned tractor rolled into a Ford F-150 truck parked […]

Oil Spill In Tjörn, Sweden

C.I.Agent Solutions is assisting the Swedish National Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) in cleaning up a large oil spill in Tjörn, Sweden. On Saturday, it received a request from the Swedish Coast Guard to supply 10,000 pounds of C.I.Agent oil solidifying polymers and fifty 50-feet C.I Agent Quick Deployment booms. Swedish authorities first learned of the large […]

Secondary Containment in the Utility Industry

C.I.Agent® polymer technology simplifies your SPCC plans for secondary containment. It is environmentally friendly, meets EPA SPCC requirements and is listed on EPA’s National Contingency Plan Product Schedule. C.I.Agent technology is ideal for new or retrofitted substations and other facilities. The C.I.Agent Barrier Boom for secondary containment allows water to pass, but prevents oil from […]

SPCC Deadline – November 10, 2011

SPCC (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure) Compliance Date On October 7, 2010, EPA maintained the November 10, 2010, compliance date for drilling, production or workover facilities that are offshore or that have an offshore component, and for onshore facilities required to have and submit Facility Response Plans (FRPs). However, EPA extended the compliance date an […]

Polyvinyl Blanket Barrier Boom Systems Protect Wind Farms During Oil Spills

While wind farms are more ecologically sound than traditional power options and operate with mostly small transformers, they still fall under oil spill protection regulations. Drastically reducing the labor and expenses to help meet federal Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) Secondary Containment EPA Regulation 40 CFR 112, the C.I.Agent® Polyvinyl Blanket Barrier Boom System […]