Underground Storage Tank Removal

2010 UST Closure and Site Assessment Requirements -Guidance document for UST removal and performing site assessments. *An important change is contained in this new document: complete source removal of contaminated soils by over-excavation now must be approved by someone in the Sites Management Section. The UST Program no longer approves requests to excavate all of the contamination.

Closure Form for tank/piping closure or removal. This form along with written summary of the findings of the tank closure are to be emailed to susan.thayer@vermont.gov or upload to the FTP site (instructions for uploading documents) and place in the file folder titled "Storage Tank and Components Closure Reports"(please notify Susan Thayer that a report is in that folder)

Removing Your Residential Underground Tank - What you must and should do when removing your tank.

• UST Loans - Information on loans for removing, installing, and upgrading USTs please contact Marc Roy or Ted Unkles at 802-828-1138.

Homeowners looking for assistance with  their home heating oil tank removal for Aboveground Storage Tanks (tanks located in basements or  outside) or Underground Storage Tanks (tanks buried in the yard) please go to the tank removal financial assistance page.

List of environmental consultants (this list is maintained by the Sites Manage Section, SMS, of the Waste Management and Prevention Division and not the UST Program. Contact 802-828-1138 with questions about the list)
These companines or individuals can perform environmental assessments during a tank closure or removal. 

List of tank contractors This list provides the names of companies or individuals that can remove or close in place an underground storage tank

The storage tank program does not license environmental consultants or contractors nor endorses/recommend anyone on these lists.

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Waste Management and Prevention Division

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Montpelier, VT 05620-3704