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Regulations Archives - UST Training

June 20, 2019

Tank Integrity Services Now an Authorized Reseller of Class A/B and C Training

Our old testing friends at Tank Integrity Services in North Royalton, Ohio now provide links to our online Class A/B and C UST operator training for UST operators in all states we offer Class A/B and C training. Check it out!

Tank Integrity Services has been tank and line testing in  Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and West Virginia for many years but also provides testing services nationwide.

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May 17, 2019

PEI’s RP 1200 Open for 30 Day Comment Period

PEI today opened a 30-day comment period on draft revisions to RP1200: Recommended Practices for the Testing and Verification of Spill, Overfill, Leak Detection and Secondary Containment Equipment at UST Facilities. The proposed revisions add low liquid level containment sump testing procedures to Chapter 6: Spill Bucket and Containment Sump Testing.

For Class A/B UST operators, it’s important to know that this standard was created to help UST owners have industry standards for testing the proper operation of leak detection and overfill devices, as well as the tightness of sumps and spill buckets. Nationwide these tests are either in effect now or will be shortly.

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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 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

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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April 17, 2019

PEI’s UST Component Compatibility Library

If you are a UST operator at a facility that dispenses greater than E10 ethanol gasoline or greater than B20 biodiesel, you are required by State and Federal law to provide proof that all UST parts are verified to be compatible with such fuels. And as any seasoned operator who took our Class A/B training knows, there are lots and lots of parts that make up a whole UST system. Compatibility verification can include:

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