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What is the difference between UST Class A, B and C operators?

A Class A Operator must oversee and assume responsibility for every regulated UST facility assuring compliance and documentation thereof.  Class B Operators assume an on-site role, overseeing safe, compliant operations of UST facilities. These A and B roles are often combined and may be contracted to a third party provider.  The Class C Operator is… Read More »

UST/LUST Program Status And State And Territory Contacts

You may obtain information regarding state and territorial UST/LUST program status by selecting the individual state or territory from the table below. On each state or territory page you will find: program approval status, UST performance measures, and contact information. Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Commonwealth of No. Mariana Islands Connecticut Delaware… Read More »

How do states receive UST Program approval?

EPA recognizes that, because of the size and diversity of the regulated community, state and local governments are in the best position to oversee USTs: State and local authorities are closer to the situation in their domain and are in the best position to set priorities. Subtitle I of the Solid Waste Disposal Act allows… Read More »

Texas UST Operator Online Training

Following the TCEQ adoption of the Texas Administrative Code – Chapter 334 rules, UST owners and operators of underground storage tanks are required to complete an approved UST training course.

Revised Underground Storage Tank Regulations

In June 2015, EPA issued the 2015 underground storage tank regulation and the 2015 state program approval regulation. The revisions strengthen the 1988 federal underground storage tank (UST) regulations by increasing emphasis on properly operating and maintaining UST equipment. The revisions will help prevent and detect UST releases, which are a leading source of groundwater… Read More »