Any Long Island home seller, home buyer or homeowner must make sure that their property meets all necessary environmental standards. Over the years, such standards have changed. Many people are now aware of the need for oil tank abatement Long Island. An oil tank is a tank that was designed to hold oil. Many such tanks were an integral part of the landscape during the 1950’s. However, since that time, health officials have come to realize that such tanks may pose a danger to the property.