Are you in Eastern Oregon and don’t want to travel all the way to Portland for Class A/B UST operator training? We’ve received a few requests to offer a live Class A/B in Pendleton Oregon in March-April 2016. If we can get 10 more folks we can set up a class and save you the long drive. Class would run 8 AM to 3 PM and be located in Pendleton. Interested? Please send me an email at ben@USTtraining.com and let’s make it happen.
Hawaii Class A/B UST Operator Training
March 9, 2016, 8 AM to 3 PM
University of Hawai’i Maui College, Laulima 225 – Executive Classroom
310 W. Ka’ahumanu Avenue, Kahului, HI 96732
$300.00 per operator. Prepayment is required. Credit Card, PayPal or check.
Includes training, unlimited personalized technical assistance, binder, exam and certificate of completion. Lunch included.
Register by calling 866-301-8265 or email.
The next Oregon Class A/B UST Operator Training class is set for Thursday March 3, 2016, 8 AM to 4 PM
Oregon has the distinction of being the first state in the US to require UST operator training back in 2003 and instructor Ben Thomas has trained the majority of UST operators in Oregon since then. This course will prepare students to become a certified Class A/B UST operator in Oregon (Washington operators welcome too!). Attend this lively, interactive class to learn about UST rules, best management practices and come away with practical advice about being a top notch UST operator.
Oregon Class A/B UST Operator Training
George Fox University, 12753 SW 68th Avenue
Portland OR 97223-8305
On January 1, 2016, Nebraska become one of the last few states to pass the UST operator training deadline. So every UST site in Nebraska should have a designated, trained and certified Class A, B and C operator. UST Training is proud to have helped hundreds of UST operators achieve this goal. (more…)
2015 was a good year for the clean groundwater and the environment. We trained many thousands of new UST operators in the last 365 days, adding to the growing pool of professionals who manage compliance for USTs nationwide. And near as we can tell, reported leaking USTs were down nationwide. And hopefully, though we cannot confirm, the number of compliance violations have dropped in part due to our training.
So where does that leave operator training in 2016 and beyond? Here’s my observations about what’s working, what’s not, and what we might expect in the near future. (more…)
Want to keep updated on the new EPA UST rules? Join Ben Thomas for a free webinar to learn how these changes might affect you.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 11 AM Pacific Time. One hour including Q&A.
EPA recently published their FY 2015 progress report showing all the UST work done from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015 by states, territories and tribes. How did we do as a nation preventing and cleaning up leaking USTs?
During this time we: (more…)