Aboveground Storage Tank/Underground Storage Tank (Webinar)

Dates: October 21-22, 2021

Meets: Th and F from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: UT Arlington Online

Fee: $650.00

Mario Olmos

Mario Olmos works as an R&D consulting scientist and environmental specialist. He has worked as a field researcher, manager of endangered species program and director of sustainable management programs for several conservation organizations such as The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Birdlife International, and Nature Conservancy.

His passion for sustainability and conservation lead him to develop new programs for the sustainable management of natural resources, allowing industrial development, environmental conservation and socio-economical benefits in small communities of Latin America.

He is an active member of Costa Rican Ornithological Society (Founding Member), American Ornithologist Union, Association of Field Ornithologist, Integrated Nutritional Society, and The Society for Integrated and Comparative Biology.

Aboveground Storage Tank/Underground Storage Tank

Proper tank management of hazardous materials and petroleum products is critical to maintaining water quality. Aboveground and underground storage tank management through technical, maintenance and regulatory requirements are the core elements to prevent and/or minimize releases. This course is designed to give environment, safety and health professionals a background, overview and basic understanding of UST and AST systems and components, laws, policies and guidelines to ensure compliance with federal environmental regulations as well as the major environmental programs at the State level. Activities and case studies will be used throughout the course to allow attendees to apply knowledge of the topics discussed during the course.

While attending the AST/UST course, the following topics are taught:

  • UST/LUST program requirements
  • Roles and responsibilities of EPA and State
  • Environmental Impacts of ASTs and USTs
  • Federal Regulations for ASTs/USTs
  • Plan Requirements for Short & Long Term Action Plans
  • Requirements for Petroleum and Hazardous Substances
  • Corrective Action Plans
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the Owners and Operators
  • Release detection techniques
  • Financial responsibilities

Looking for more information about this course? Send questions to eti@uta.edu.

Fee: $650.00

UT Arlington Online


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