New Resources for UST Regulations Launching Today →

Posted by - General, Regulatory Updates, UST Inspections, UST Operator Training

After months in the making, we are excited to unveil our new State Regulatory Resource Center, a brand new set of resources for UST regulations. Many of you are familiar with our existing state-specific pages, but today we are improving and expanding the information we provide. In addition to tracking regulatory departmental details and the general availability of UST Operator Training,… 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 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 »

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 »

UPDATE: Illinois UST Operator Training Enforcement →

Posted by - Regulatory Updates, UST Operator Training

New Illinois UST operator training enforcement begins April 1, 2016 Earlier this month, we reported in The PASSing Lane that the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) will soon begin stricter enforcement of UST operator training requirements.  As a reminder, OSFM inspectors will begin issuing Operator Certification NOVs for these violations starting April 1, 2016.  The… Read more »

Illinois UST Operator Training Enforcement →

Posted by - Regulatory Updates, UST Operator Training

New Illinois UST operator training enforcement begins  In its October 23, 2015 Weekly Bulletin, the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association/Illinois Association of C-Stores (IPMA/IACS) released some interesting stats regarding some of the most common violations experienced by their members in 2015.  We posted about it here.  Since then, Illinois UST operator training enforcement has become a serious priority. Inspectors… Read more »