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Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

Financial Responsibility for Underground Storage Tanks: A Reference Manual

(EPA-510-B-00-003). January 2000.

This detailed, comprehensive manual provides underground storage tank (UST) inspectors with the restrictions, limitations, and requirements of each financial responsibility mechanism provided in the federal UST regulations. Note that this "Reference Manual" is based on the federal UST financial responsibility requirements, though it should provide useful information and insight into understanding and reviewing state-specific financial responsibility mechanisms.

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