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UST/LUST Program Status In Montana

Montana was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1996.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 3,155 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 3,064 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 2,163 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 901 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 95%
Release detection requirements 93%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 89%

The UST Performance Measures provide program performance data for all states and territories.

State Contact Information

UST Program

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Permitting & Compliance Division
Waste & Underground Tank Management Bureau
UST Program
1520 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59601

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901

Phone: 406-444-5300
Fax: 406-444-1347

UST Program: http://deq.mt.gov/ust/default.mcpx Exit EPA Disclaimer

LUST Program

Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Remediation Division
Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Bureau
Petroleum Release Section
1100 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901

Phone: 406-841-5016
Fax: 406-841-5050

LUST Program: http://deq.mt.gov/LUST/default.mcpx Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Montana Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board
Montana Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Fund
P.O. Box 200902
Helena, MT 59620-0902

Phone: 406-841-5090
Fax: 406-841-5091

Fund Program: http://deq.mt.gov/pet/default.mcpx Exit EPA Disclaimer

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