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UST/LUST Program Status In Rhode Island

Rhode Island was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1996.

UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2014)
Number of active underground storage tanks 1,548 (national total: 570,731)
Number of confirmed releases 1,374 (national total: 521,271)
Number of cleanups completed 1,219 (national total: 447,323)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 155 (national total: 73,948)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 77%
Release detection requirements 75%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 67%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Office of Waste Management
Underground Storage Tank Program
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5767

Phone: 401-222-2797
Fax: 401-222-3812

UST/LUST Program: http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/waste/topictan.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Rhode Island Underground Storage Tank Review Board
Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Fund
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908

Phone: 401-222-2797
Fax: 401-222-3813

Fund Program: http://www.dem.ri.gov/ustboard/index.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer

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