Conference Agenda & Scheduling

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Session
CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 16 REWRITE    M-C2
Monday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating136 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  ICC: 4.0
SpeakersAustin Lemire-Baeten, Greg Breshears, Dayna Cordano, Steven Mullery
ObjectiveThis session will cover proposed changes to California Code of Regulations, title 23, division 3, chapter 16 ahead of the rulemaking period this fall.
DescriptionTo properly regulate legal USTs after the December 31, 2025 closure deadline for single-walled USTs, California Code of Regulations, title 23, division 3, chapter 16 is being rewritten and will go into effect on January 1, 2026. Changes to definitions, certifications, construction, monitoring, testing, closure, and cleanup requirements will be covered. A copy of the draft regulations will be made available before the 45-day public comment period.
PresentationUST Regulations Rewrite
ORIGIN OF THE STATE WATER BOARD TANKS PROGRAM AND ENFORCEMENT OF SB445    TU-C1
Tuesday     8am to 9am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating219 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersBrian Taylor
ObjectiveThis session will highlight the evolutionary history of the UST Enforcement unit and its expected role in the Enforcement of SB445.
DescriptionBoth the Unified Program Agencies (UPAs) and the State Water Board Office of Enforcement UST Unit originated from the nations first State UST law addressing the threat of discharges from underground storage tanks to groundwater. This presentation will recap their interagency collaborative history, discuss investigative resources, and explore enforcement options for the implementation of the UST closure requirements of SB445.
CHEMISTRY OF UST COMPATIBILITY WITH ETHANOL AND BIODIESEL BLENDS    TU-C2
Tuesday     9am to 10am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating208 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersAmber Camarena
ObjectiveHow to research information on compatibility of UST systems and components with fuels they may store to enforce applicable statutes and regulations.
DescriptionThis presentation will review the statutes and regulations regarding compatibility of UST systems with the substance stored in them to aid in enforcement. This course will examine the chemical structure of emerging fuels, including ethanol and biodiesel blends, and their reactivity with UST components. We will discuss sources of component compatibility records and the documentation required to be submitted and maintained by owners/operators.
PresentationChemistry of Underground Storage Tank (UST) Compatibility with Biofuels
OVERVIEW OF THE UST LEAK PREVENTION PROGRAM    TU-C3
Tuesday     10am to 11:45am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating152 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersThomas Henderson
ObjectiveThis session will provide an oversite of the UST program for year 2023, and the expectations for 2024 and 2025.
DescriptionThe session will provide a comprehensive overview of the UST program, with an emphasis on single-walled UST closures and upcoming deadline, and expectations for enforcement of these systems.
OVERVIEW AND OPERATION OF THE TLS450    TU-C4
Tuesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating173 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersDave Emmington
ObjectiveProvide training on the operation and capabilities of the TLS 450
DescriptionTraining will include installation, startup, programming an operation training on the TLS450. This training is for underground storage tank owners, operator and UST Inspectors.
APPLYING UST RED TAG AUTHORITY    TU-C5
Tuesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating177 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersAngela Samayoa, Maria Baker
ObjectiveUST Red Tag Authority is formal enforcement. We will discuss step by step what is required and when it is appropriate and necessary.
DescriptionHow to apply Red Tag Authority per Title 23 and CHSC from the perspectives of a large PA and a small CUPA. We will share our processes which are slightly different but are both in compliance if followed. The key to each is documentation and communication.
PresentationAPPLYING RED TAG AUTHORITY
ABANDONED UST CLOSURE OUTREACH    W-C1
Wednesday     8am to 8:50am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating207 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales
ObjectiveThis session will give an overview of efforts to assist with restoring compliance to abandoned, unpermitted USTs.
DescriptionRedhorse Corporation staff, partnering with the State Water Resources Control Board and US EPA, would like to share updates on the RAT (Removal of Abandoned Tanks) initiative, which aims to use enforcement correspondence and aid with financial assistance applications to compel owners of properties associated with abandoned, unpermitted, unmonitored USTs, to bring the USTs back into compliance.
SINGLE-WALLED UST OUTREACH AND RUST    W-C2
Wednesday     9am to 9:50am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating206 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales, McLean Reich
ObjectiveWe will provide updates to the ongoing efforts to assist with closure of single-walled USTs, updates to RUST, and how RUST applies to UST closure.
DescriptionRedhorse Corporation, partnering with the State Water Board and USEPA, has been engaged in both outreach to single-walled UST owners and operators and analysis of the single-walled UST population, and would like to share updates. We will also share updates to the RUST program which assists eligible small businesses with funding for their UST projects, via grants and loans, and relate RUST back to single-walled UST closure.
INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SINGLE WALLED USTS    W-C3
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating188 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersJenna Hartman, Thomas Henderson
ObjectiveThis session will train participants in the intricacies of single-walled UST inspection and enforcement options available now.
DescriptionSingle-walled USTs have many unique requirements. State Water Board staff find many missed violations during CUPA compliance inspections. An element of having single-walled systems removed prior to the 2025 deadline is strong enforcement. This session will provide an overview of those inspection and enforcement strategies both prior to and after the 2025 deadline.
UST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024    W-C4
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating0 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  ICC: 1.5
SpeakersAngela Samayoa, Brenda Puepke
ObjectiveUST DO Inspections, 2024 course will discuss topics that are frequently overlooked and not addressed in regs like test result findings.
DescriptionReviewing test results is an important task for all UST stakeholders. A UST DO must report test dates, but which ones? We will review various test types and discuss areas of opportunity for improvement to enhance the quality of UST DO report messaging to the UST Owner. We will review Secondary Containment Test, annual Monitoring Cert, Spill Container Test, and important upcoming deadlines that could cause the facility closure if not completed.
PresentationUST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024
UST STATEWIDE TAG MEETING    W-C5
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating39 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersThomas Henderson
ObjectiveOpen discussion and training for technical UST topics.
DescriptionTBD
UST INSTALLATION PLAN REVIEW 2024 WITH FIRE CODE    TH-C1
Thursday     8am to 11:45am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating193 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  ICC: 4.0
SpeakersAngela Samayoa, Kim Yu
ObjectiveUST installation plan check can be daunting. The presentation is expanded to include fire code references and requirements for a holistic approach.
DescriptionUST installation plan check with emphasis on construction inspections. This year we are adding Fire Code references and a section of compiled anonymous FAQs from the last year in review. We are all getting busier with removals and installs. Please note that Fire code will be limited to the features directly influenced with the UST System and monitoring plan.
PresentationUST INSTALLATION PLAN REVIEW 2024
UST REMOVALS: HOW TO ENSURE SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE    TH-C2
Thursday     1pm to 2:30pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating183 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  ICC: 1.5
SpeakersGrant Miner
ObjectiveParticipants will be able to recognize the steps required to remove USTs safely and in compliance with applicable regulations.
DescriptionWhether you've never performed a UST removal, or if you're a veteran who could use a refresher, this course will take you through the steps of UST removal from plan check to closure letter. Incorporating photos, plans and documents from numerous actual UST pulls, the presentation will help attendees visualize the key concepts being discussed. An emphasis is placed on how to conduct the removal safely and compliantly.
PresentationUST REMOVALS: HOW TO ENSURE SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE TH-C2
Since we will be using our calcupa.org "My Itinerary" process for the 2024 Conference for Attendees to Earn CEUs, please create your Itinerary by going to the online agenda and clicking on the "+Add" button on the right of the page to Add Sessions you plan to attend to your "My Itinerary".  To View/Edit your Itinerary for Session Attendance, visit your My Itinerary.  We will provide further information on how to 'check in/out' of a Session to verify your attendance. If you have any questions, please email registration@calcupa.org.