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UST/LUST Program Status In Massachusetts

Massachusetts was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1995.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2013)
Number of active underground storage tanks 10,470 (national total: 577,981)
Number of confirmed releases 6,354 (national total: 514,123)
Number of cleanups completed 6,088 (national total: 436,406)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 266 (national total: 77,717)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 88%
Release detection requirements 23%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 22%

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

State Contact Information

UST Program

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Underground Storage Tank Program
Bureau of Waste Prevention
One Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-292-5500
Fax: 617-292-5530

UST Program: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/toxics/ust/ Exit EPA Disclaimer

Lust Program

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup
Division of Response & Remediation
One Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-292-5887
Fax: 617-727-7467

LUST Program: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/cleanup/leaking-underground-storage-tank-release-prevention.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Underground Storage Tank Program
Petroleum Product Cleanup Fund
100 Cambridge Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9563
Boston, MA 02114-9563

Phone: 617-626-2600
Fax: 617-626-2619

Fund Program:
http://www.mass.gov/dor/businesses/programs-and-services/underground-storage-tank-program/ust-programs/petroleum-product-cleanup-fund.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

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