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Maine’s Public Comment Period on UST Operator Training Rules

As of December 16, 2010, the State of Maine is allowing for an additional 30 days of public comment on Chapter 693, UST Operator Training.  It appears that the deadline for being certified as a UST operator in Maine will be extended to August 8, 2011.

Update…The deadline for submitting comments on Maine’s UST Operator Training Rules is January 28, 2011.

Maine’s Draft Rules on UST Operator Training

Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection has issued a memorandum regarding UST Operator Training.  The State has published draft rules (Chapter 693), which are open to public comment through 5:00 pm EST, July 16.  Chapter 693 requires all operators to be trained and certified by January 1, 2011.  In addition, the draft rules require that the certified Class A or B Operator inspect the UST facility at least weekly.