Arizona’s UST State Lead Non-Corrective Action Program is Taking Applications

Posted by - Regulatory Updates

Attention owners of old underground storage tanks (UST) in Arizona:  the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has launched a new program that will remove these tanks at no cost.  The program will also provide a soil sampling from around the removal site.  This program is being coordinated by the UST State Lead Non-Corrective Action Program.  UST owners, operators,… Read more »

Florida Sunshine Expo!

Posted by - General, Tradeshows

  PASS will be attending the 2016 Florida Sunshine Expo… July 29th – August 1st at the Orlando World Center Marriott – Orlando, FL. The Sunshine State is home to more than 10,400 convenience stores employing more than 156,000 Floridians, with an economic impact of almost $49 billion. There are lots of factors in this state concerning… Read more »

Illinois UST Operator Retraining

Posted by - UST Operator Training

Does your UST operator certificate expire this year? The State of Illinois requires all UST operators (Class A, Class B, and Class C) to be retrained every 2 years.  The initial training deadline of August 8, 2012 meant that Illinois operators needed to retrain in 2014 and now need to retrain in 2016. If you… Read more »

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 »