LUST Recovery Act Quarterly Reports
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EPA provided $181.41 million of LUST Recovery Act money to states and territories and invested $6.3 million toward sites in Indian country to assess and clean up releases from underground storage tanks. EPA collects data from states and territories regarding LUST Recovery Act money performance and directly provides information on work in Indian country, since the Agency implements the program for those sites. Performance data include: direct and indirect activities for site assessments initiated; site assessments completed; cleanups initiated; cleanups completed; and other assessment and cleanup activities where LUST Recovery Act money contributed to activities, but projects did not begin as Recovery Act projects or projects have not reached completion. In the report below, EPA provides cumulative data in table format for all states, territories, and Indian country.
State and territorial underground storage tank programs report to EPA four times a year with data on their LUST Recovery Act performance, based on measures in EPA’s LUST Recovery Act program guidance. EPA provided clarification on these performance measure definitions through subsequent guidance and lessons learned memos (see Recipient Reporting Guidance).
Recipients of LUST Recovery Act money calculate and report the number of jobs each quarter by summing the total number of hours worked and paid with Recovery Act money and dividing that number by 520, which converts total hours into full time jobs for the quarter. For more information about calculating jobs, refer to Office of Management and Budget’s guidance.
- January 1 – March 31, 2013 (PDF) (4 pp, 341K)
- October 1 – December 31, 2012 (PDF) (4 pp, 256K)
- July 1 – September 30, 2012 (PDF) (4 pp, 323K)
- April 1 – June 30, 2012 (PDF) (4 pp, 246K)
- January 1 – March 31, 2012 (PDF) (4 pp, 231K)
- October 1 – December 31, 2011 (PDF) (4 pp, 114K)
- July 1 – September 30, 2011 (PDF) (4 pp, 275K)
- April 1 – June 30, 2011 (PDF) (4 pp, 232K)
- January 1 – March 31, 2011 (PDF) (4 pp, 129K)
- October 1 – December 31, 2010 (PDF) (4 pp, 121K)
- July 1 – September 30, 2010 (PDF) (4 pp, 193K)
1EPA originally allocated $190.7 million in Recovery Act money to states and territories for LUST cleanup activities. Florida returned slightly more than $9.2 million to EPA and Congress subsequently rescinded $9.2 million under the Education and Medicaid Assistance Act. This means a net of $181.4 million was actually provided to states and territories.