Table 1 - Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups

Table 1 - Leaking Underground Storage Tank Releases and Cleanups

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  FY 1990 FY 1997 FY 1998 FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001
Total confirmed releases 87,528 341,773 371,387 397,821 412,392 418,918
Cleanups initiated 51,770 292,446 314,965 346,300 367,603 379,243
Percentage of total 59% 86% 85% 87% 89% 91%
Cleanups completed 16,905 178,297 203,247 228,925 249,759 268,833
Percentage of total 19% 52% 55% 58% 61% 64%

NOTE: Data are cumulative and are as of the end of the fiscal year.

SOURCE: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Underground Storage Tanks, Corrective Action Measures Archive, available at http://www.epa.gov/swerust1/cat/camarchv.htm, as of April 2002.