UST Current Funding Levels

(Updated 2/3/2016)

Effective October 11, 2004 the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is directing work at petroleum underground storage tank release sites that are eligible to receive reimbursement from the North Carolina Commercial or Noncommercial State Trust Funds.

Commercial

Effective February 1, 2016 releases from Commercial USTs, that have an Intermediate Risk, Rank and Abatement score of 110 and above are required to proceed with necessary risk re-evaluation procedures, utilizing the tasks proscribed in the associated task list. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary assessment and corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of I-110 and above)

Effective May 1, 2012 releases from Commercial USTs, that have an Intermediate Risk, Rank and Abatement score of 125 and above are required to proceed with necessary clean-up activities. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of I-125 and above)

Effective April 1, 2011 releases from Commercial USTs, that have an Intermediate Risk, Rank and Abatement score of 150 and above are required to proceed with necessary clean-up activities. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of I-150 and above)

Effective September 1, 2010 releases from Commercial USTs, that have an Intermediate Risk, Rank and Abatement score of 175 and above are required to proceed with necessary clean-up activities. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of I-175 and above)

Effective November 2, 2009 ALL high risk releases from Commercial USTs are required to proceed with necessary clean-up activities. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of H-000 and above)

Non-Commercial

Effective September 18, 2015 releases from Non-commercial USTs, that have a High Risk, Rank and Abatement score of H-2000 and above may be required to proceed with necessary clean-up activities. Responsible parties will be notified in writing of their requirement to proceed with all necessary corrective actions. (Risk, Rank and Abatement score of H-2000 and above)