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Additional Resources

More detailed information on the operation and maintenance of USTs can be found at the following sites:

U.S. EPA Office of Underground Storage Tanks
L.U.S.T. Line

Alternative Fuels

E85 Fueling facilities in the U.S.

Policy Guidance Pertaining to Underground Storage Tanks
Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Various Leak Detection Methods

Energy Policy Act of 2005

Underground Storage Tank Provisions Of The Energy Policy Act Of 2005


Expedited Site Assessment Tools for Underground Storage Tank Sites: A Guide for Regulators

How to Effectively Recover Free Product at Leaking Underground Storage Tank Sites: A Guide for State Regulators

How to Evaluate Alternative Cleanup Technologies for Underground Storage Tank Sites: A Guide for Corrective Action Plan Reviewers

Revitalization and Reuse

Brownfields are defined as those properties that contain, or potentially contain, a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant that hinders the property’s reuse. The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards Brownfields grants to local governments, states, tribes, and non-profit organizations to assess and clean up brownfields, including old abandoned gas stations and other facilities impacted by petroleum contamination.  For more information on this subject, see “EPA Brownfields Grants For Old Abandoned Gas Stations And Other Petroleum Brownfields. (PDF: 2 pps, 107KB)

Additional information relating specifically to abandoned gas stations may be found it the “Reuse of Abandoned Gas Station Sites” information sheet. (PDF: 3 pps, 619KB)

Tribal Nations

The UST Program is implemented by the U.S. EPA in the tribal nations.

EPA Tribal Policies
Laws & Regulations that may apply to tribal government operations


American Indian Tribal Portal

ITCA:  Tribal UST Inspector Certification Program

Additional Resources

Additional information about USTs can be found at the Office of Underground Storage Tank website:


Further resource documents, including those pertaining to reporting requirements and cleanup of released product, can be found by clicking on this link:  RESOURCE DOCUMENTS

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