New York UST Operator Exam Preparation

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New York’s Training Deadline is The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) recently implemented regulations requiring UST operators to be certified by October 11, 2016.  Class A/B operators at regulated Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS) and Chemical Bulk Storage (CBS) facilities in the state of New York can become certified by taking and passing the appropriate… Read more »

NEW Connecticut UST Operator Training Courses

Posted by - General, UST Operator Training

PASS’ new and improved Connecticut UST operator training courses (Class A/B and Class C) have recently been approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).  How are they “new” and “improved,” you might ask?  Here’s the scoop. We have completely rewritten these courses from the ground up, eliminating unnecessary and redundant pages and… Read more »

Overwhelmed by Regulations? You’re not alone!

Posted by - General, PASS Tools, Regulatory Updates, UST Operator Training

We’ve heard that many of our customers are overwhelmed by regulatory demands.  Right now in the UST industry, we are more heavily regulated than ever before.  PASS’ purpose, in short, is to sift through the mountain of each state’s regulations, condense that into our training and tools, and make those available at the best price.  We… Read more »

Straight Talk on Tanks

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The EPA has just released a new edition of its publication Release Detection for Underground Storage Tanks and Piping:  Straight Talk on Tanks.  More commonly known as Straight Talk on Tanks, this May 2016 update incorporates information and requirements from the 2015 revised federal UST regulations. One immediately apparent change from the September 1997 version is… Read more »

Wisconsin AST and UST Installer Certification Renewals

Posted by - General, UST Inspections

Attention: Wisconsin AST and UST Installers Whose Certification Expires April 30, 2016 The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Bureau of Weights & Measures wants to remind all Aboveground or Underground Tank Installers whose certifications expire on April 30, 2016 to renew their certification as soon as possible.  Late renewals will not be accepted…. Read more »

Connecticut DEEP Goes Paperless With ezFile

Posted by - General, Technology

Connecticut DEEP Goes Paperless The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) now requires all communication with the agency to be paperless.  Through the ezFile system, DEEP can accept annual UST Notifications and can process annual Notification fees.  You can read all about ezFile and how to use it on the DEEP’s website.  

UST Operator Certificate Verification

Posted by - General, Technology, UST Operator Training

PASS Operator Certificate Verification Keeps Your Training on Track Verifying operator training certificates from different states does not have to be a major challenge.  Large companies should know that there is one national training solution that will help them keep track of training certificates across the country:  PASS. PASS introduced our Training Certificate Verification tool… Read more »

MPACT 2016 Wrap-up

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MPACT 2016 Wrap-up PASS had another incredible show with more booth visitation than ever! PASS Tools along with PASS UST Operator Training and MyTankInfo is the complete compliance package and companies are really jumping on board with how easy UST/AST compliance can be. We want to take time to thank all our existing customers who dropped by… Read more »

Steel Tank Institute Seeks Feedback

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The Steel Tank Institute (STI) is in the process of updating several of its publications and seeks feedback on the following:  SP001 Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks and SP031 Standard for Repair of Shop-Fabricated Aboveground Tanks for Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids.  The deadline for submitting comments is April 20, 2016… Read more »