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UST/LUST Program Status In Mississippi

Mississippi was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1997.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2013)
Number of active underground storage tanks 8,269 (national total: 577,981)
Number of confirmed releases 7,471 (national total: 514,123)
Number of cleanups completed 7,134 (national total: 436,406)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 337 (national total: 77,717)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 81%
Release detection requirements 78%
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

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Pollution Control
Groundwater Assessment & Remediation
Underground Storage Tank Branch
101 West Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 10385
Jackson, MS 39289-0385

Phone: 601-961-5282
Fax: 601-961-5093

UST/LUST Program: http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/UST_PageHome?OpenDocument Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Groundwater Protection Trust Fund
P.O. Box 10385
Jackson, MS 39289-0385

Phone: 601-961-5282
Fax: 601-961-5093

Fund Program: http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/UST_AssessRemediation?OpenDocument#Trust Exit EPA Disclaimer

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