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UST/LUST Program Status In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1997.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 4,489 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 1,068 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 499 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 569 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 64%
Release detection requirements 63%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 54%

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

State Contact Information

UST Program

Environmental Quality Board
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Water Quality Area
Ponce De Leon Avenue
431 National Plaza Building
12th Floor
Hato Rey, PR 00917

Phone: 787-767-8056
Fax: 787-767-8122

UST Program: http://www2.pr.gov/Directorios/Pages/InfoAgencia.aspx?PRIFA=014 Exit EPA Disclaimer

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