Tag Archives: UST Operator Training

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 »


UST Facility Class AB & C Operator Training Resources According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) UST Website, there are approximately 571,000 underground storage tanks (USTs) nationwide that store petroleum or hazardous substances. The greatest potential threat from a leaking UST is contamination of groundwater, the source of drinking water for nearly half of all… Read More »