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Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide

(EPA-510-B-20-001). August 2020.

This 24-page guide provides simple guidelines and useful information for state, local, and tribal authorities in the event of a threatened or actual flood. The guide provides information about preparing for a flood, important actions after the disaster strikes, and information on financial assistance. It consolidates information from various federal, state, nongovernmental, and UST industry resources. The guide will help prepare for, prevent, or lessen the catastrophic effects and environmental harm that could occur as a result of flooded UST systems, as well as help return these UST systems to service as soon as possible.

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