Monthly Updates for UST Licensee Holders

This webpage communicates with our licensee's the latest news and program developments that will be of interest. Check back frequently so that you are up to date with UST program changes and other news, and to ensure that you have the best information to do your job and to serve your clients.

  • UST Job Role Rotation to take place starting 8/1/2017.
    • CONSTRUCTION PERMITTING: Seth Hendrix 406.444.1416 will process all incoming construction permits and close out your permits.
    • COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS: Wally Jemmings 406.444.1415 will process all incoming compliance inspections, create Corrective Action Plans, close violations and issue Operating Permits.
    • COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE: Ken Metzger 406.444.1417 will contact owners/operators for assistance with compliance issues.
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  • UST Job Role Rotation to take place starting 1/23/2017.
    • CONSTRUCTION PERMITTING: Seth Hendrix 406.444.1416 will process all incoming construction permits and close out your permits.
    • COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS: Redge Meierhenry 406.444.1417 will process all incoming compliance inspections, create Corrective Action Plans, close violations and issue Operating Permits.
    • COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE: Wally Jemmings 406.444.1415 will contact owners/operators for assistance with compliance issues
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  • UST compliance inspection forms have been updated as of December 2016:
    • Page 2 has been revised
    • Page 3 has been edited and a new question has been added
    • Page 11- Inventory Control/Tank Tightness Testing form has been removed as it is obsolete.
      • Due to comments received from inspectors about the renumbering of pages due to the deletion of page 11, UST has accommodated your request to leave the old numbers on the pages.
    • All other pages have had minor formatting and edits
    • The Compiled Inspection Forms for up to 5 Tanks and 10 Tanks have been revised to reflect these changes.
    • Please discard all versions, both electronic and paper, and download the current forms from our website at http://deq.mt.gov/Land/ust/forms or contact or visit our office for new paper copies of the UST Inspection forms.
  • The Compatibility Checklist is found on our website at http://deq.mt.gov/Land/ust/forms.
  • Please stay current and use the latest edition of each form.
  • The format of the Facility Summary Sheets has been updated to include more facility and tank information, as well as a friendlier layout.
  • All of our Compliance Inspection Forms are now FILLABLE on the department website.
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  • 2017 Annual Licensee Training
    • The department sponsored training is being held on February 23, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 22 N. Last Chance Gulch, Helena. Agenda for 2017 training.
    • The 2017 training which will be the 2nd training of the next triennial period.
    • Presentations:
      • Bravo Installation & Certification
      • OmegaFlex
      • Montana Administrative Rule and National Issues
      • New UST Database and Processes Overview
      • Compliance & Coverage from PTRCB
      • Proper Sampling for UST Closures
      • Fuel & Tank Cleaning
Please email the department with questions, thoughts, or concerns.

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