Tag: LUST (Leaking Underground Storage Tanks)

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Keeping an Eye on Underground Storage Tanks

Out of sight, out of mind. The old adage reminds us that ignorance is bliss. Luckily for Utah residents, the engineers and scientists at DEQ’s Division of Environmental Response and Remediation are not ignorant of one important out-of-sight risk—underground storage tanks.

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Releases from Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Heating Oil Tanks (UHOTs):
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUST) Program

The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) has entered into an agreement with the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) to assume oversight of petroleum releases from above ground storage tanks (ASTs) and underground heating oil tanks (UHOTs). This agreement consolidates and clarifies the roles of each Division, making more efficient use of State resources. …

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Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Program

Jump to: Fraudulent Use of the State PST Fund The purpose of the Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program is to ensure that Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) containing petroleum products are managed in accordance with federal and State laws and regulations. Leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) can contaminate soil and groundwater, and groundwater accounts for …

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