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Assessment and Cleanup Work States in Region 7 Will Perform with LUST Recovery Act Money

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In the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Congress appropriated $200 million from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Trust Fund to EPA for assessing and cleaning up leaks from underground storage tanks. EPA allocated the vast majority of that money to state and territorial underground storage tank programs because they are the primary implementers of the underground storage tank program. This money will pay for activities at shovel-ready sites, and may be used either to:

States in Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) received a total of $10,320,000, allocated as listed below. Read about specific LUST Recovery Act assistance agreements to assess and clean up underground storage tank leaks at the individual state Websites listed below. Activities described are subject to change.

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - $2,643,000
Awarded – 8/6/2009
For More Information – www.iowa.gov/recovery Exit EPA Click for Disclaimeror
www.iowadnr.gov/land/ust/arra/lustarra.html Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Kansas Department of Health and Environment - $2,153,000
Awarded – 8/6/2009

Missouri Department of Natural Resources - $3,254,000
Awarded – 8/6/2009
For More Information - http://transform.mo.gov/ Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality - $2,270,000
Awarded – 8/6/2009
For More Information – www.recovery.nebraska.gov Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer


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