New York’s UST regulations were finalized on October 11, 2015. The regulations require all Class A, Class B, and Class C operators in New York to be trained by
October 11, 2016
Class A and Class B operators are certified after taking and completing the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC’s) exam, which is offered online or in-person (in-person exams are conducted at DEC offices and are timed and proctored). The DEC has also put together a training guide for Class A and Class B operators called Tank IQ, which can be accessed through the DEC’s website. A and B operators should study Tank IQ and review the UST Operator Exam Tutorial prior to taking the online exam. Those wishing to take the exam in person should send a request by mail to
UST Operator Training Exam
Albany, NY 12233-7020
or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Class A/B operators who are certified in another state whose operator training program has been reviewed by the EPA and is listed on the EPA’s website may apply for reciprocity through the DEC’s online exam website. These states are:
PASS offers Class A/B training in the states highlighted above, so if you have been certified in one of those states, you are eligible to apply for reciprocity in New York.