Special Instructions:  If you registered and paid for either Tifton or Kennesaw UST Seminars, make a note of how much you actually paid for both events.  Then re-register for the Oct 18 Kennesaw UST Seminar as if it is the first time you have registered.  Use the new fee structure to register and then click on the payment and use payment by check                                    

 October 18, 2022  KSU Continuing Ed Faciity,  Kennesaw

Two Seperate UST Events

Annual UST Management & Compliance Assistance Seminar

Get updated on the GA EPD UST Program and See Exhibits of new UST Equipment

Followed By

UST Operator Certification Class (For New and Renewal Operators)

UST Operators should attend both events  -  Get updated on UST Requirements and also get the UST Operator Certificate

Certificate is Good for Seven Years


Exhibit Spaces are Available to All Exhibitors

GTEC Members Receive Exhibitor Discount

Check Out Our List of Co-Sponsoring Associations below  -         Use the discounted fee if you are a member of one of these  Co-Sponsoring  Associations



Attendance Fees:

Attend Only the UST Seminar:                                                  

            Members of a Co-Sponsor Association:            $100.00

            Not a member of a Co-Sponsor:                        $125.00

Attend Only the UST Operator Certification Class Course:    $125.00

Attend both the UST Seminar and the UST Operator Course:  $150.00

Be an Exhibitor  (includes two attendees):

                           GTEC Member:      $250              Not a GTEC Member:      $350


Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Kennesaw State University 
Continuing Education Facility
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Sleeping Room Rate isTBA 

Parking is free.

Driving Directions 


Bill Greer 

Seminar Agenda:

08:00 AM  -  Welcome and Announcements
08:15 AM   -  An Update from  Different GA Regulators on Various Issues Effecting Underground Storage Tanks to include key personnel changes, rules, forms and publications,  etc.
              GA EPD  -  Underground Storage Tank Program
              GA  Fire Marshals Office
              GA EPD  -  Office of Air Quality
              GA Fuels Laboratory & GA Weights and Measures

09:15 AM - New Technology  -  What's the Latest and Greatest
              New Apps Available
              New Publications Available from the Petroleum Equipment Institute
             New Products - Presented by Exhibiting Vendors

9:45 AM  - Break  -  Visit the Vendor exhibits.  Get your vendor card initialed so you will be eligible for the door prize drawing.  

10:15 AM  -  Update on Discrepancies Found by EPD Inspections.  What are the most common discrepancies.  What kind of fines are assessed.   GA EPD.
10:45 AM  -   Monthly Walk-Through Inspections  -  You have a decision to make  -  Either perform the required inspections yourself  OR  Hire a 3rd party contractor (such as your service contractor) to do the inspections for you.   To help you make that decision, we are going to go over the new EPD Approved Checklists in Detail so you can see what exactly will be required.

11:30 AM  -  Testing Requirements for Release Detection Equipment and for Spill and Overfill Equipment and for Containment Sumps.   We will show you what must actually be done to meet the testing requirements specified by the new rule.  What problems are expected in removing items that have been in place for many years, such as , Flapper Valve Drop Tubes and old Ball float Valves?   What about disposing of contaminated water that results from testing?

12:15 PM  -  Special Presentation  -  Status of Legislative Issues Effecting UST Owners  -  Presented by Angela Holland, President, Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

12:45 PM  -   Visit Exhibitors  -  Last chance to get your card initialed for Door Prize Drawing
1:15 PM  -  Door Prize Drawing - $200 Cash Drawing and other prizes donated by various exhibitors.
1:30 PM  -  Lunch is not included  -  many food establishments nearby.

2:30 PM  -  UST Operators Certification Course  -  Presented by Bill Greer,  Executive Director of the Georgia Tank & Environmental Contractors Association.   Course includes a Final Exam and the Course Certificate will be given at the end of the course.