What states can “red tag” your UST?

April 16th, 2014

redtagstatesEver wonder what states and territories have the authority to prohibit the delivery of fuel to your UST system? We do; all the time in fact.

EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks now has this handy interactive web page to help answer the question.

June 3 Oregon Class A/B Live Class in Portland

April 15th, 2014

1 training2We’ve offering another great Class A/B UST operator training course at George Fox University on June 3. Click here to learn more. Or contact us at 866-301-8265 or email and reserve a seat.

Be Safe When Filling Your Gas Cans This Spring!

April 15th, 2014

DSC01961Now that the warm weather is starting to return, be careful when you fill up your lawnmower’s little red gas can at your favorite local gas station. Did you know it’s not safe to fill the can in back of your car or truck? The other day I was at a c-station and saw a number of customers filling up their cans, obviously excited to mow the lawn, but one of them was filling up in the back of his truck: a big non-no. (more…)

Why is Oregon a full service state for gas stations?

April 12th, 2014

bildeI’ve trained so many UST operators in Oregon in the last 12 years that many people mistakenly believe I live there. So when I’m traveling around the US folks around the country always me: why can’t you pump your own gas in Oregon. Here’s the answer, kind of.

State Petroleum Marketer Discounts

March 27th, 2014

If you or your company is a petroleum marketer in Oregon, Colorado or Wisconsin, don’t forget we offer you member discounts when you purchase our Class A/B and Class C UST operator training. We have strategic partnerships in these states whose associations support quality training.

Contact us for for discount coupon today! 866-301-8265 or

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Not in one of these states but want to see if we can partner with your state or regional association? Drop us a line today.

Washington Class A/B Operators Like Online Learning

March 25th, 2014

surveyWhen most people think about online learning, they imagine a dry disembodied voice intoning about some dry technical subject and the learner expects the worse: boring content, time wasted, nothing learned.

When we recently checked our feedback from Washington state operators, we were pleasantly surprised that our intent to create something that feels, well, friendly and useful, was not only picked up by our students but praised. (more…)

A word about our learning platform partner Coggno

March 11th, 2014

Aviary youtube-com Picture 1Maybe you’re considering online training but aren’t sure if you’re ready to dive in head first. Rest assured that when you go with us, you get only the best.

We at UST Training have been partnered with the national training company Coggno since 2011, and with our excellent content, and Coggno’s user-friendly platform, we deliver some of the best online experiences in the UST training industry.

Want to learn more about Coggno? Click here.

1939 UST System

March 10th, 2014

We recently found this classic 1939 photo that was colorizedClassCsYesteryear and posted on Facebook so we thought we’d share it. Note the now vintage dispensers and class C operators on the porch!