Please note that effective July 1, 2010 the UST Fund will no longer accept new Regulated UST Fund applications. This deadline does not effect Unregulated UST Fund Applications (Which includes all residential heating oil tanks) or Regulated Supplemental UST Fund Applications.
All new Regulated UST Fund applications received after June 30, 2010 will not be considered for funding. For additional information please contact the UST Fund at 609‑777‑0772.
UST Fund Background
On August 30, 1997, Governor Whitman signed the law establishing the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Remediation, Upgrade and Closure Fund (UST Fund) within the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and administered jointly with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
The UST Fund provides loans and grants to eligible owners and operators of regulated and non-regulated petroleum underground storage tanks to help finance project costs for the upgrade and closure of State regulated underground storage tanks and remediation of discharges from regulated and non-regulated underground storage tanks. The UST Fund was amended in 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2009.
UST Fund Frequently Asked Questions
Be advised that as of October 3, 2006, due to the enactment of P.L. 2006, c.58, all contractors performing work on non-regulated underground storage tanks, including homeowner heating oil tanks, where work is being funded by the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Remediation, Upgrade & Closure Fund, must be certified in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:14B-13.
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incident impacting NJ, call the Toll-Free 24-Hour Hotline
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