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UST/LUST Program Status In Washington

Washington was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1993.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 10,302 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 6,789 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 4,733 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 2,056 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 84%
Release detection requirements 81%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 71%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Washington State Department of Ecology
Toxics Cleanup Program
Underground Storage Tank/Leaking Underground Storage Tank Section
P.O. Box 47655
Olympia, WA 98504-7655

Phone: 360-407-7170
Fax: 360-407-7154

UST/LUST Program: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/tcp/ust-lust/tanks.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program*

Washington State Pollution Liability Insurance Agency
1015 10th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 40930
Olympia, WA 98504-0930

Phone: 360-586-5997
Fax: 360-586-7187

Fund Program: http://www.plia.wa.gov/ust/index.htm 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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