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UST/LUST Program Status In West Virginia

West Virginia was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1997.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 4,565 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 3,541 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 2,825 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 716 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 86%
Release detection requirements 85%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 76%

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

State Contact Information

UST Program

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water & Waste Management
Environmental Enforcement
Underground Storage Tank Section
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304

Phone: 304-926-0499 ext. 1286
Fax: 304-926-0488

UST Program: http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/ee/ust/Pages/default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

LUST Program

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Land Restoration
Office of Environmental Remediation
Leaking Underground Storage Tank Section
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304-2345

Phone: 304-926-0455
Fax: 304-926-0457

LUST Program: http://www.dep.wv.gov/dlr/oer/lustmain/Pages/default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

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