Ben Thomas of UST Training recently attended the 25th Annual National Tanks Conference in Phoenix, AZ, an event he’s proudly attended, help organize or presented at since 1996. Here are some of the highlights:
Largest Attendance to Date: We tipped the scales at over 800 attendees this year, the highest attended UST conference ever. Attendees included nearly every state UST program, many Indian tribes, many EPA officials, major UST owners, testers, contractors and more. (more…)
At the recent National Tanks Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Ben Thomas had the good fortune of interviewing the nation’s top UST regulator Carolyn Hoskinson, Director of EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks for this special Tank Savvy Minute about the new EPA UST rules. Thanks Carolyn!
When doing an inspector training class last week, we had a petroleum contractor test a mechanical line leak detector in the field to see if the device could find a 3 gallon per hour leak. Unfortunately it didn’t pass, meaning not that the single-wall line was leaking, but a leak of 3+ gallons per hour could not be found. Want to see what 3 gallons per hour looks like? Click here. (more…)
UST Training was the first to offer online training in Nebraska and, like we do in all states, we ask Class A/B UST operators to fill out a brief survey after class. Here’s what 23 folks had to say about the training so far. Overall, operators seemed to find the course useful, the handouts helpful and the venue (online versus traditional classroom) favorable. (more…)
As a proud member of the Petroleum Equipment Institute, we’re happy to announce that PEI has just launched a YouTube video library that’s chock full of information for UST operators ad inspectors. Check it out!
You’ll notice lots of videos by UST Training’s own Ben Thomas sharing his nationally recognized “Tank Savvy Minute”as well as other topics like: (more…)
The response for our free webinar on the new Federal UST rules was completely overwhelming. We had to cut off registration at 250 attendees, which shows how much interest is out there.
But not to worry: We will continue to offer the same webinar at least monthly for the time being in case you missed the first one. Register for the next one now if you missed out. Or tell your friends if you liked the class.
FREE Webinar: Navigating the new EPA UST rules: What the changes mean for you
September 29, 2015, 11 AM Pacific Time Register now