Alabama Department of Environmental Management
P. O. Box 301463 (Zip 36130-1463)
1400 Coliseum Boulevard (Zip 36110-2400)
Montgomery, Alabama
(334) 271-7700


The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is providing notice of its intention to develop a list of approved firms to perform soil and groundwater assessments and develop and implement corrective action plans at sites where a petroleum release has occurred from an underground or aboveground storage tank.

This work will be funded by the Alabama Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank Trust Fund.  ADEM Administrative Code R-335-6-16-.16 requires the Department to establish a list of approved contractors in order for Trust Fund eligible tank owners to receive reimbursement from the Alabama Tank Trust Fund.

Hydrogeological or engineering firms interested in providing these services can obtain the “Instructions for Preparation and Submittal of Technical Proposal for Qualification as An Alabama Tank Trust Fund Response Action Contractor October 2023 Announcement” from the Department’s web site at  The instructions are located in the ADEM Programs, Waste/Remediation/Underground Storage Tanks, Tank Trust Fund section of the website.

Response Action Contractors who are currently approved to perform Alabama Tank Trust Fund work are not required to re-qualify.

The deadline for receipt of technical proposals is December 22, 2023 at 5 p.m., at

All proposals received on or before the deadline will be evaluated in accordance with the evaluation criteria listed below:

  1. Background and experience of personnel who will perform the work.

  2. Knowledge of technical considerations necessary to perform Petroleum Contamination Assessments.

  3. Project Organization and Management.

  4. Past performance of Site Assessment and Corrective Action Services at Petroleum Contamination sites or site with similar organic soil and groundwater contamination.

The Department will approve those response action contractors that demonstrate the capabilities and expertise to perform Tank Trust Fund response actions.  ADEM will acknowledge receipt of all submittals in writing.

ADEM reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.  This notice shall in no way be considered an offer or in any way obligate the Alabama Department of Environmental Management or the State of Alabama.

Notice is hereby given this 11th day of October, 2023, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.