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4 Steps to Take When Your Home Heating Oil Tank is Leaking

4 Steps to Take When Your Home Heating Oil Tank is Leaking

Most home heating oil tanks that are properly maintained will never experience a leak or spill, according to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). However, in the event you do experience a spill or another type of oil release, would you know what to do next? Prompt cleanup after a spill or release can […]

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Some Homeowners Have Liability Issues Resulting From Oil Spills

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Some Massachusetts homeowners will soon find out how BP feels.  Under a new law that took effect on Sept. 30, 2010, they may be liable for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages if their heating oil tanks leak. While insurance carriers are now required to provide coverage for […]

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