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UST/LUST Program Status In Texas

Texas was granted state program approval (SPA) in 1996.


UST Performance Measures (as of September 30, 2013)
Number of active underground storage tanks 51,027 (national total: 571,981)
Number of confirmed releases 26,865 (national total: 514,123)
Number of cleanups completed 25,137 (national total: 436,406)
Number of cleanups in backlog to be completed 1,728 (national total: 77,717)

Percent of facilities in significant operational compliance with:
Release prevention requirements 94%
Release detection requirements 85%
Both prevention and release detection requirements 83%

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

State Contact Information

UST/LUST Program

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Office of Permitting, Remediation, and Registration
Permitting & Remediation Support
Petroleum Storage Tanks
MC: 138
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087

Phone: 512-239-2160
Fax: 512-239-3399

UST Program: http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/permits/pst_cert.html Exit EPA Disclaimer
LUST Program: http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/cleanups/pst.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

Fund Program

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Petroleum Storage Tank Remediation Fund
Petroleum Storage Tank Reimbursement Section
MC: 139
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087

Phone: 512-239-2002
Phone: 512-239-2200
Fax: 512-239-2020

Fund Program: http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/review/reimbursement/index.html Exit EPA Disclaimer

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