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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.

$129 each





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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 current UST requirements ‚Äč
Training Topics
  • 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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