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UST/LUST Program Status In Virginia

Virginia was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1998.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 18,199 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 12,326 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 11,974 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 352 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 86%
Release detection requirements 76%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 70%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
Underground Storage Tank Program
629 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-698-4010
Phone: 804-698-4269
Fax: 804-698-4266

UST/LUST Program: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/LandProtectionRevitalization/PetroleumProgram/StorageTanks/undergroundstoragetanks.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
Office of Spill Response & Remediation
Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-698-4322
Fax: 804-698-4266

Fund Program: http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/LandProtectionRevitalization/PetroleumProgram/Reimbursement.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

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