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Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

Do more frequent inspections improve compliance? Evidence from underground storage tank facilities in Louisiana

This Office of Communications, Partnerships and Analysis (OCPA) working paper examined the effect of increased inspection frequency occurring under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 on compliance with release detection and prevention requirements at underground storage tank (UST) facilities in Louisiana. The study found that increased inspection frequency improved compliance with UST requirements in Louisiana.

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