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Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Corrective Action Specialist and Project Manager

How to become a leaking petroleum storage tank corrective action specialist or project manager.

Please review the URL below to become acquainted with the newly adopted Chapter 30 rules for Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 30, Subchapter E: Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Corrective Action Project Managers and Specialists, Rules 30.171 - 30.195. Exit the TCEQ

What does the law require?

In accordance with state law, Exit the TCEQ Texas Water Code Chapter 37 and Title 30 Texas Administrative Code, Chapters 30 and 334, Subchapter J rules, any entity who performs or coordinates regulated LPST corrective action services in the State of Texas must be registered with the TCEQ as an LPST Corrective Action Specialist. Additionally, any individual who supervises any corrective action required on an LPST site in the State of Texas must be licensed with the TCEQ as an LPST Corrective Action Project Manager. Corrective action services include measures to determine and report the extent of a release in progress, to halt and prevent future releases of regulated substances, site cleanup of surface and subsurface contamination, site closure, and post-remediation monitoring or any other action reasonably necessary to protect public health and environmental safety. 

Am I on the latest registration/license list?

View the latest list of registered LPST Corrective Action Specialists or licensed LPST Corrective Action Project Managers.

Remember to notify us of any address change to ensure your timely receipt of licenses, registrations, and renewal notices. 

How do I register?

LPST Corrective Action Specialist Registration form

LPST Corrective Action Registration or Licensing Information
To obtain this Registration or License Type & Level You must have this much education ... You must have this much experience ... Pay an application fee of ... Exam Required? ... Registration or License will be valid for ...
LPST Corrective Action Specialist* None 2 Years $232 No 3 years
LPST Corrective Action Project Manager Bachelor of Science Degree
No Bachelor of Science Degree


2 Years
4 Years
$111 Effective 01/01/2008 Yes 3 Years
LPST Corrective Action Project Manager for the Professional Engineer Bachelor of Science Degree in Associated P.E. Field Experience associated with P.E. License None No Current with Associated P.E. License
LPST Corrective Action Project Manager for the Professional Geoscientists Bachelor of Science Degree in Associated P.G. Field Experience associated with P.G. License None No Current with Associated P.G. License
* Registered LPST Corrective Action Specialists are required to submit a financial statement indicating a minimum net worth of $25,000 and a certificate of insurance for $1,000,000 minimum general liability coverage. 

Examinations are offered in Austin once each month.

The Registered LPST Corrective Action Specialist & Licensed LPST Project Manager program is located on the 1st floor in Building D of the TCEQ complex, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, Texas 78753. 

How do I renew my registration?

You will be mailed a renewal notification to the last known address on file at least 60 days before your registration expires. The notification will give you instructions for renewing your registration using the Texas Online renewal process. 

How do I renew my license?

Online renewal for licenses are not available yet, so you will be mailed a renewal application to the last known address on file at least 60 days before your license expires.

You may renew your license or registration, provided it has not been revoked or been expired for more than 30 days. You must renew by submitting a completed application and pay the appropriate fee (within 30 days of the license's expiration date). Additionally, you must provide proof of completing the required 32 credit hours of continuing education (if applicable) before your license's expiration date by submitting a copy of your training certificates with your renewal application if renewing mail or fax copies of your course completion certificates to (512) 239-6272. You may click here to see a list of approved training providers. 

I lost my license or pocket card. How do I replace it?

To replace your lost license, you can contact the licensing section at (512) 239-6133 or download the request form. The replacement license is $20.00. Be certain to specify whether you are ordering a wall certificate or pocket card (license card). 

Additional Program Information

The Registered LPST Corrective Action Specialist & Licensed LPST Project Manager program can provide you with: registration and license applications; training provider lists; license and renewal records; duplicate certificates; information on reciprocity for Professional Engineers; and Professional Geoscientists.

The Registered LPST Corrective Action Specialist and Licensed LPST Project Manager program is located on the 1st floor in Building D of the TCEQ complex, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, Texas 78753.

Contact: For more information regarding registration, please call 512/239-6133, licenses@tceq.texas.gov