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November 19, 2009 - Based on ASTM International's Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) standard for petroleum release sites, 2-day training course for private sector will be made available 3 times in 2010. It includes copy of ASTM E1739, Standard Guide for RBCA Applied at Petroleum Release Sites, A Fate and Transport Models Compendium, and course workbook. Program can also be tailored to unique company's needs and brought by ASTM International to site.

ASTM International Offers Course on Risk-Based Corrective Action Applied at Petroleum Release Sites

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ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: November 17, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 17, 2009-In 1994, ASTM International published its Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) standard for petroleum release sites. This standard became the model for a comprehensive national RBCA training program for state UST programs. U.S. EPA and the oil industry funded ASTM International training for 49 states and territories, and many states implemented risk-based decision making into their UST programs.

ASTM International is offering a two-day training course for the private sector based on the training presented to state regulators. This course will be offered three times during 2010: March 16-17 in Pittsburgh, Pa; and May 11-12 and Oct. 19-20 in Lansing, Mich.

This training is required for persons seeking Certified Professional status under Michigan statute Part 215 and associated rules.

The cost for the course is $895 USD and includes a copy of the ASTM E1739, Standard Guide for Risk-Based Corrective Action Applied at Petroleum Release Sites, "A Fate and Transport Models Compendium," a course workbook and refreshment breaks.

This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; for details.

To register or for a free brochure, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. (phone: 610-832-9686; or visit the ASTM Web site at

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

ASTM Staff Contact: Eileen Finn, Phone: 610-832-9686;
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