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UST/LUST Program Status In Iowa

Iowa was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1995.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 6,720 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 6,143 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 5,289 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 854 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 82%
Release detection requirements 76%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 73%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Services Division
Land Quality Bureau
Underground Storage Tank Section
Wallace State Office Building
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034

Phone: 515-281-8169
Fax: 515-281-8895

UST Program: http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/UndergroundStorageTanks.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

LUST Program: http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/UndergroundStorageTanks/LeakingUndergroundTanks.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program*

Iowa Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Program
2700 Westown Parkway
Suite 320
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone: 515-267-9101
Phone: 515-225-9263
Fax: 515-225-9361

Fund Program: http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/UndergroundStorageTanks/USTFundBoard.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

*This fund does not provide federally-required coverage to finance all UST cleanups and does not fulfill the federal financial responsibility requirement.

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