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UST/LUST Program Status In New York

New York has not yet been granted state program approval (SPA).

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 23,192 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 29,409 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 28,060 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 1,349 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 84%
Release detection requirements 73%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 69%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
Chemical & Pollution Control
Chemical & Petroleum Storage
Spill Prevention & Bulk Storage Section
625 Broadway, 11th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7020

Phone: 518-402-9543
Fax: 518-402-9577

UST Program: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/287.html Exit EPA Disclaimer
LUST Program: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8428.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

For more information on MTBE and related issues, see: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8692.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Office of State Comptroller
New York Environmental Protection & Spill Compensation Fund (Oil Spill Fund)
110 State Street
Albany, NY 12236

Phone: 518-474-6657
Fax: 518-474-9979

Fund Program: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/oilspill/index.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer

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