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EPA Seeks Public Comment On Draft Underground Storage Tanks Grant Guidelines

Release Date: 01/24/2007
Contact Information: Roxanne Smith, (202) 564-4355 / smith.roxanne@epa.gov

(1/24/07) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released for public comment draft grant guidelines for states to report on the compliance of government underground storage tanks under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. States will have to report on the compliance status of underground storage tanks owned or operated by federal, state, and local governments. EPA worked with states and other partners to develop the grant guidelines and, when final, will incorporate them into grant agreements between EPA and states. Grants provide resources to help states implement the underground storage tank program. EPA will accept public comments on the draft guidelines until Feb. 22, 2007. EPA's Web site provides the public with the draft guidelines, as well as details about how and where to submit comments.

Information on draft grant guidelines for state compliance report on underground storage tanks: epa.gov/oust/fedlaws/epact_05.htm#Drafts