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Oregon's Underground Storage Tank Program is part of the Department's Land Quality Division. The UST Program handles issues related to tank registration and operating certificates; installation, operation and removal of USTs; cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination from petroleum leaks; training of system operators; financial liability protection for future leaks, contractors working on USTs and enforcement of state and federal UST rules.

General program information

UST compliance laws and regulations

Copies of these laws and rules are available by clicking the Laws and Regulations link at the top of this page.

If you are an existing or potential contractor and have questions like:

  • What are the current requirements for contractors working on USTs?
  • What are the service provider license renewal requirements?
  • Where can I obtain copies of the laws and rules on licensing UST service providers and supervisors?
  • What are the licensing requirements for becoming an UST supervisor?
  • Where can I take the exam to become an UST supervisor?
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For more information about DEQ's Land Quality programs, visit the DEQ contact page.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 811 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR 97204-1390
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900  FAX: 503-229-6124

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is a regulatory agency authorized to protect Oregon's environment by
the State of Oregon and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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