Conference Agenda & Scheduling

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Session
KEEPING IT TRENDY - APSA VIOLATIONS    M-G1   100716
Monday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersDevra Lewis
ObjectiveDiscuss APSA violation trends, including most commonly cited violations and miscited violations, and determining the appropriate violation.
DescriptionParticipants will take part in a session that will cover trends in APSA violations, most commonly cited APSA violations, and determining the appropriate APSA violation.
    
COMPLETING THE SPCC TEMPLATE FOR QUALIFIED FACILITIES    M-G2   100717
Monday     10am to 12pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersAnthony Cardno
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of how to complete the SPCC Plan Template available to Qualified Facilities
DescriptionSession will define Qualified Facilities, the differences between Tier I and Tier II, and will delve into common questions regarding completing the SPCC plan templates that Qualified Facilities are allowed to use, including: accurately completing tables in the Template; how to include oil-filled operational equipment and portable containers in the SPCC Plan; and how to address tanks and containers in various sections of the Tier I & II templates.
    
APSA REFRESHER    M-G3   100718
Monday     1pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersSteven Lichten
ObjectiveTo provide a review of APSA requirements for regulators, industry, and consultants.
DescriptionThis session will provide a quick-paced and thorough review of the California Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) requirements for industry, consultants, and regulators already familiar with Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan required elements.
    
WHAT TO EXPECT AT AN APSA INSPECTION    TU-G1   100719
Tuesday     10am to 12pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersErik Cheng, Justin Tao
ObjectiveThis session will provide an overview of a typical APSA inspection conducted by regulators.
DescriptionThis course will detail the pre-inspection process of general information reviewed for facility history. The course will cover a typical facility walk-through. The presentation will also examine common violations reported to CERS for the APSA program and examples of corrective action follow-ups.
    
OIL WATER SEPARATORS IN THE SPCC WORLD    TU-G2   100720
Tuesday     1pm to 3pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersJanice Witul, Pete Reich
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) requirements on oil water separators
DescriptionThis session will discuss the various uses of oil water separators and provide a detailed discussion of the SPCC requirements based on each use.
    
RISK-BASED INSPECTION OF STORAGE TANKS    TU-G3   100721
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersPhilip Myers
ObjectiveTo cover Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) for storage tanks: Should I use it? Will the regulations accept it? What can go wrong? What are the pros and cons? Can I trust it?
DescriptionThe concept of Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) was popularized by API 580 & 581. The complex requirements make RBI implementation opaque, hard to understand and audit for compliance. The talk will cover the history & background, what the industry feedback is, conditions under which it should be allowed, and basic guidelines to validate the methodology for applying RBI to tanks. A brief discussion of similar service assessments will be included.
    
STI WORKSHOP: GENERATOR BASE TANKS AND MORE    W-G1   100722
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersTim O'Toole, Steve Pollock, Joseph Mentzer, Will Holman, Craig Fletcher
ObjectiveThis session intends to inform attendees of Aboveground Storage Tank system standards with a look into UL 142 Special Purpose tanks.
DescriptionSTI/SPFA staff and affiliates will point out differences in fabrication, appurtenances, and operation and maintenance that make generator base tanks unique compared to other tank systems. With an introduction to UL 142A, the course covers tank fabrication for mounting of generators, and installing genset system components. An experienced SP001 inspector will cover the challenges of auditing these systems with conflicting codes and operator needs.
    
ASK THE ABOVEGROUND TANK EXPERTS (PANEL)    W-G2   100723
Wednesday     10am to 12pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersCraig Fletcher, Joseph Mentzer, Philip Myers, Steve Pollock
ObjectiveProvide a forum for participants to ask experts of STI/SFPA and API standard questions about aboveground tank systems.
DescriptionThe expert panel will answer questions associated with aboveground tank industry standards, tank construction (shop built, field erected, small and large, and containment tanks), tank inspections, ancillary equipment, and more.
    
CONTINGENCY PLANS UNDER 40 CFR 112 AND THE APSA    W-G3   100724
Wednesday     1pm to 3pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersGeoff Knight
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with the knowledge of how SPCC Plans and Contingency Plans relate to and differ from each other.
DescriptionThis course will provide an overview of the requirements for Spill Contingency Plans written to fulfill the APSA and 40 CFR Part 112, which may be required as part of an SPCC Plan when a facility is unable to provide adequate secondary containment. This course will describe the standard elements of a Contingency Plan; compare and contrast SPCC Plans and Contingency Plans; and discuss the relationship between federal and California requirements.
    
SPCC PLAN: FACILITY DESCRIPTIONS AND DIAGRAMS    W-G4   100725
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersJanice Witul, Pete Reich
ObjectiveTo provide a summary of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan requirements on facility description and diagram
DescriptionThis session will cover the facility description and diagram requirements for SPCC Plans in accordance with 40 CFR Part 112. Discussions will include the prediction of direction, rate of flow, and total quantity of oil that could be discharged for each type of major equipment failure where experience indicates a reasonable potential for equipment failure. Examples of facility diagrams will also be discussed.
    
STI UPDATES FOR SHOP BUILT TANKS/GENERATOR BASE TANKS    TH-G1   100726
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersTim O'Toole, Steve Pollock, Jason Greer, Will Holman, Craig Fletcher
ObjectiveThis session will explore AST fabrication and inspection updates, corrosion studies, and the challenges that generator tanks create for inspectors.
DescriptionThe course updates progress on SP001 and SP031 standards for 2023. We will also investigate the results of recent fuel corrosion studies before diving into generator tank fabrication, along with appurtenances for inventory control and venting. Inspectors will be interested in learning about the odd situations with generator base tank systems that need to be resolved for a complete SP001 checklist as well as unique APSA/SPCC regulatory triggers.
    
HISTORY OF APSA    TH-G2   100727
Thursday     1pm to 3pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating160 of 160 seats available
CreditsNone
SpeakersSharon Preece
ObjectiveTo provide an understanding of how APSA came into being from a historical perspective.
DescriptionThis session will provide insight into historical events and conditions leading to the origination of Federal SPCC regulations and the CAAPSA statute to enhance our understanding of requirements and why we implement them.
    
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