Table 4-51: Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups

Table 4-51: Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Total confirmed releases 87,528 127,195 184,457 237,022 270,567 303,635 317,488 341,773 371,387 397,821 412,392
Cleanups initiated 51,770 79,506 129,074 171,082 209,797 238,671 252,615 292,446 314,965 346,300 367,603
Cleanups not initiated 35,758 47,689 55,383 65,940 60,770 64,964 64,873 49,327 R56,422 51,521 44,789
Cleanups completed 16,905 26,666 55,444 87,065 107,448 131,272 152,683 178,297 203,247 228,925 249,759
Releases not cleaned up 70,623 100,529 129,013 149,957 163,119 172,363 164,805 163,476 R168,140 168,896 162,633

NOTES:

All numbers are cumulative.

Data represents fiscal year, October 1 through September 30.

SOURCES:

1990-97: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Underground Storage Tanks, personal communications, November 17 and November 18, 1998.

1998-00: Ibid., Internet site http://www.epa.gov/swerust1/cat/camarchv.htm as of Aug. 14, 2001.