UST/LUST Program Status In Washington
Washington was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1993.
|Number of active underground storage tanks||9,581 (national total: 583,508)|
|Number of confirmed releases||6,597 (national total: 507,540)|
|Number of cleanups completed||4,060 (national total: 424,637)|
|Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed||2,537 (national total: 82,903)|
|Release prevention requirements||82%|
|Release detection requirements||74%|
|Both prevention and release detection requirements||64%|
The UST Performance Measures provide program performance data for all states and territories.
State Contact Information
Washington State Department of Ecology
Toxics Cleanup Program
Underground Storage Tank/Leaking Underground Storage Tank Section
P.O. Box 47655
Olympia, WA 98504-7655
UST/LUST Program: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/tcp/ust-lust/tanks.html
Washington State Pollution Liability Insurance Agency
1015 10th Avenue SE
P.O. Box 40930
Olympia, WA 98504-0930
Fund Program: http://www.plia.wa.gov/ust/index.htm
*This fund does not provide federally-required coverage to finance all UST cleanups and does not fulfill the federal financial responsibility requirement.