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UST/LUST Program Status In North Carolina

North Carolina was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1999.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 25,850 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 25,779 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 21,285 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 4,494 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 76%
Release detection requirements 72%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 65%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Division of Waste Management
Underground Storage Tank Section
1637 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1637

Phone: 919-707-8171
Fax: 919-715-1117

UST/LUST Program: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wm/ust/ustmain Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Division of Waste Management
Underground Storage Tank Section
State Trust Funds
1637 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1637

Phone: 919-707-8171
Fax: 919-715-1117

Fund Program: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wm/ust/tfb Exit EPA Disclaimer

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