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  • Lawes Environmental Services will survey the property for equipment access.
  • A proposal will be sent to the homeowner.  The homeowner signs the proposal and returns with a deposit.
  • Lawes will obtain the necessary local permits.  This process may take several weeks and varies from town to town.
  • If necessary, a new tank should be installed prior to the tank removal.
  • Lawes will arrange for markout of the public utilities.  The owner should markout of any private underground utilities
  • Lawes will unearth, clean and remove the tank from the ground.
  • The homeowner's insurance company may want to inspect the tank.  Once the insurance company has completed their inspection of the tank, Lawes will return and remove it from te property.
  • The local inspector will be contacted and will review the integrity of the tank and pthe condition of the surrounding soil.
  • Upon approval, Lawes will backfill to grade**
  • The tank will be taken for scrap metal recycling.
  • Lawes will issue a 'Certificate of Completion.'
  • Lawes will provide topsoil and seed if needed

**If the tank fails inspection, the DEP Spill Hotline is contacted.  The excavation will be backfilled and the tank left on-site.  This is done so that the homeowner's insurance company can inspect it.  Lawes will return to remove the tank after the insurance company approves it's removal.