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We Still Have a Ways to Go…

May 15, 2019

Okay you “What’s Wrong with This Picture” guessers: Here’s the jackpot post, so put on your detective hats and see if you can guess what’s wrong. Unfortunately, all these pictures are recent, so, try as we might, there’s still work to do out there. Please keep these pictures coming our way.

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May 9, 2019

Our Alabama Class A/B UST Operator Training is Now Approved and Online

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has approved our online Alabama Class A/B UST Operator Training course. Check it out!

UST Training was the nation’s first approved Class A/B UST operator trainer (2003) and we are excited to finally offer Alabama operators our inspirational and nationally recognized training material.

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May 8, 2019

30 Years of Federal UST Regulations – Read the Latest Edition of LUSTLine

The latest edition of LUSTLine is now available online and is full of great articles. Read about how the UST program improved environmental protection for millions of Americans and see quotes by our long time friends Ed Kubinsky of Crompco, Brad Hoffman of Tanknology, Rich Spiese of the State of Vermont, Ron Fulenchek of 7-Eleven, Kevin Henderson formally of Mississippi DEQ, Bob Renkes formally of PEI, and even Ben Thomas of UST Training.

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May 7, 2019

Need Help Knowing What to Test and When?

Hi Class A/B UST Operator:

Are you confused about what to do and when regarding testing the equipment on your UST system? You’re probably not alone. Use this handy table to figure out which device needs testing and when. This table combines both the “older” UST rules plus some new ones your state UST agency probably recently adopted.

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May 7, 2019

12 Things You Might Not Know About Us

How well do you know your training company? Did you know these twelve things? Read on!

1. The training you took is always available. Once you have an online account with us, it’s available forever. So when you buy, say, a Class A/B online course, you can come back to review your course as often as you like. And there’s no cost to review or reprint a certificate or handout.

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May 6, 2019

CWPMA Members get a 25% Discount on all Class A/B and C Training

Are you a member of the Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association (CWPMA)? If so, you can get a 25% discount off all Colorado Class A/B and C UST operator training purchases from us. Contact us for your discount coupon code.

Also if you have a petroleum marketer, trade association, or large company that needs bulk Class A/B and C licenses in any state, contact us about creating your own discount code.

May 6, 2019

New Revised Washington Class A/B Course: Important Deadlines

Hello Washington Class A/B UST Operators:
UST Training wanted to let you know our Class A/B UST Operator Training course was revised and re-approved by the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE). The course had to be updated to include new DOE rules for things like spill bucket and sump testing.

How can you learn about the new rules? Two choices:

1. Download the DOE handout at  the DOE web page.

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May 6, 2019

Be Like Bonnie: What a Great UST Operator Looks Like

Bonnie is the store manager at a mini-mart gas station in a small town in rural Washington. She took our Class A/B UST operator training course about four years ago and I remember her well because after she got certified she promptly called our office with a bunch of questions. We spoke at length and I helped answer what I thought were a number of very thoughtful and tactical questions. She’s called a few times since then and we’ve talked though a number of her concerns. But I haven’t heard from her in a while.

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May 3, 2019

Florida Petroleum Marketers Association Now Authorized Reseller of Class A/B and C

The Florida Petroleum Marketers Association (FPMA) is now an authorized reseller of our online Class A/B and C UST operator training for UST operators in Florida. Check it out!

FPMA members are being offered a 15% discount on all purchases between now and August 1. Contact us with your Member ID for the coupon code.

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We trained all day…then this happened.

May 3, 2019

Fires at gas stations are rare, when you consider the large number of UST sites and the number of people who fill up every day. Proper signage, on-site safety equipment, alert UST operators and a smarter public all help to keep disaster away from most fueling operations.

So it came as a shock last week that, not 30 minutes after Ben Thomas of UST Training left a daylong Class A/B UST operator course, he got the call that disaster struck.

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