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UST/LUST Program Status In Delaware

Delaware was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1996.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 1,214 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 2,746 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 2,639 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 107 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 93%
Release detection requirements 96%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 91%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
Division of Air & Waste Management
Tank Management Branch
391 Lukens Drive
New Castle, DE 19720

Phone: 302-395-2500
Fax: 302-395-2555

UST/LUST Program: http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/tanks/Pages/default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program*

Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
Underground Storage Tank Program
FIRST Fund
391 Lukens Drive
New Castle, DE 19720-2774

Phone: 302-395-2500
Fax: 302-395-2555

Fund Program: http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/tanks/Pages/Financing-Options.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer

*This fund does not provide federally-required coverage to finance all UST cleanups and does not fulfill the federal financial responsibility requirement.

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