UST/LUST Program Status In Iowa
Iowa was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1995.
|Number of active underground storage tanks||6,720 (national total: 570,731)|
|Number of confirmed releases||6,143 (national total: 521,271)|
|Number of cleanups completed||5,289 (national total: 447,323)|
|Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed||854 (national total: 73,948)|
|Release prevention requirements||82%|
|Release detection requirements||76%|
|Both prevention and release detection requirements||73%|
The UST Performance Measures provide program performance data for all states and territories.
State Contact Information
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Services Division
Land Quality Bureau
Underground Storage Tank Section
Wallace State Office Building
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
Iowa Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Program
2700 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
*This fund does not provide federally-required coverage to finance all UST cleanups and does not fulfill the federal financial responsibility requirement.