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UST/LUST Program Status In South Carolina

South Carolina was granted state program approval (SPA) in 2002.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 11,716 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 9,793 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 7,449 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 2,344 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 85%
Release detection requirements 83%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 74%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST/Fund Program

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Bureau of Land and Waste Management
Underground Storage Tank Program
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

UST Phone: 803-896-7957
LUST Phone: 803-896-6396
Fax: 803-896-6245

UST/LUST/Fund Program: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/lwm/usthome/ust.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer

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