The Deadline to Implement the New EPA UST Regulations is Looming →

Posted by - PASS Tools, Regulatory Updates

In July 2015, the EPA published its’s latest UST regulations and gave the local authorities and facilities three years for implementation. Some states have already put the regulations into place, but many states are still working the proposed new regulations through their systems; the state legislature or administrative body, public comment, and then publication. These… Read more »

Cold Weather Affects your Car and your UST →

Posted by - General, PASS Tools

The seasons have changed and the temperature has dropped.  This change in temperature effects both the fuel consumer and the gas station that we get our fuel from.  Lets take a quick look at how it can impact both. Fuel Efficiency For fuel consumers, cold weather means waiting until the last moment to stop and get out… 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 »

Importance of Walk-Through Inspections →

Posted by - PASS Tools, UST Inspections

PASS has been pressing the importance of walk-through inspections by trained UST operators for years.  That is why we created our powerful inspection software, PASS Tools. In the latest edition of the PEI Journal, I came across an article called “How Can My UST System Be Leaking When I Have Leak Protection?” by Brad Hoffman.  I… Read more »

Coming Soon to PASS Tools →

Posted by - New Features, PASS Tools

Our team has been hard at work on some improvements to the PASS Tools inspection flow we think you’ll really like. These updates should be available to everyone here in the next few weeks. Let’s go through a quick rundown. Instant Save Soon inspection questions will be saved as soon as you select an answer. You’ll see… Read more »

Top 8 Most Common UST Violations →

Posted by - General, PASS Tools, UST Inspections, UST Operator Training

In its October 23, 2015 Weekly Bulletin, the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association released some interesting stats regarding some of the most common UST violations experienced by their members in 2015.  Many of them are the usual suspects, but I found it interesting that three of them were actually related to Operator Training. Check it out. Release Prevention:  spill… Read more »