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Underground Storage Tanks

Course Code: RCRA 280

This course provides required training on the regulatory requirements for Underground Storage Tank (UST) design, operation, and closure for environmental professionals and UST owners/operators. Covers revised regulations for USTs in effect now.
Get up to speed on major changes to the Underground Storage Tank (UST) requirements that owners and operators must know. This course covers what's changed in the 40 CFR 280 regulations to help you maintain compliance, prevent releases, and avoid future liability under CERCLA or tort law.

Registration includes: 

  • Engaging, interactive UST compliance training
  • Trusted compliance resources
  • Certificate to demonstrate comprehensive UST training
  • Six months of Lion Membership for compliance support

Underground Storage Tank (UST) online training covers:

  • Latest UST rules in effect now
  • How EPA defines tank, underground storage tank, and “regulated substance”
  • Full and partial exclusions from EPA’s UST rules
  • Performance standards for UST systems, piping, and spill prevention
  • EPA notification and certification requirements for UST systems
  • Operating and inspecting underground storage tanks
  • Detecting releases of petroleum or hazardous substances from USTs
  • Release reporting, investigation, abatement, and cleanup
  • Reporting, recordkeeping, and training rules for UST operators (Category A, B, or C)*
*This online course provides an overview of training requirements for UST operators. For Class A and Class B operators, state rules require training programs to be approved in order to qualify as satisfying the operator training standard at 40 CFR 280.242.
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Key Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of which tanks are covered and the UST operator's responsibilities
  • Properly manage USTs on site for petroleum or hazardous substances storage
  • Prepare for compliance with new UST rules in effect now

Online Course Details

Course code RCRA 280
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 2 hours
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by US EPA (40 CFR 280.242)

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 0.20
Lion Membership          6 months

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Why choose online Underground Storage Tank training?

Online environmental and safety training is a convenient, cost-effective way to inform and protect employees and meet Federal, state, and industry training mandates. Online courses are available 24/7 with support available 7 days a week. Our state-of-the-art learning management system gives you access to tools that will enhance your online training experience:
  • Resume your training from where you left off with automatic bookmarking
  • Track your progress with the detailed course status display
  • Develop your compliance expertise with engaging interactions
  • Test your knowledge with exercises and quizzes on critical topics
  • Access your complete Lion training history at any time

Who takes this online UST training course?

This course is built for environmental compliance managers or consultants with responsibilities who will install, manage, or remove an Underground Storage Tank.  
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