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UST/LUST Program Status In Louisiana

Louisiana was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1992.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 11,024 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 4,893 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 4,055 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 838 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 81%
Release detection requirements 81%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 72%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Underground Storage Tank and Remediation Division
602 N. Fifth St.
Baton Rouge, LA

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4312
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4312

Phone: 225-219-3443
Fax: 225-219-8211

UST/LUST Program: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/2659/Default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Financial Services Division
Motor Fuel Trust Fund
P.O. Box 4303
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Phone: 225-219-3875
Fax: 225-219-3868

Fund Program: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/230/Default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

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