UST Loan and Grant Program


“I need financial help for UST cleanup.”

Loan and Grant Program

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Financial Management has provided guidance on state Capital Budget Projects. Please read the recent memorandums to determine if there will be impacts to your project.


The Loan and Grant Program was established by the Legislature in 2016. There are currently 67 sites in the program. Of these, 40 have completed a Preliminary Planning Assessment (PPA), 5 have started cleanup and construction, and 2 have received no further action letters. PLIA has provided $9,096,653 of financial assistance. There are 26 sites waiting to receive a financial offer and begin the cleanup construction phase.


Learn about low interest loan and/or grant options regarding underground storage tanks (UST):

  • Upgrade your underground storage tank system.
  • Clean up contamination.
  • Install alternative fueling infrastructure.

Loan and Grant Program Guidance (pdf)

Loan and Grant Program Flow (pdf)

Loan and Grant Program Overview (pdf)

Loan and Grant Report to the Legislature (pdf)


PLIA has temporarily stopped accepting applications after March 2, 2020, so that we can better serve current program participants.


PLIA will schedule an intake meeting with applicants accepted into the program to discuss project goals.

PLIA will conduct a Preliminary Planning Assessment (PPA) at each accepted site to gather technical data and develop project cost estimates.

An applicant will receive a financial offer after completion of the PPA.

Upon accepting the offer, PLIA will provide technical oversight through the Petroleum Technical Assistance Program (PTAP).

Loan Repayment

Loan repayments begin thirty (30) days following the payment of the first invoice by PLIA, and can be made electronically or by mail.


2017 Award Year

  • 43 Applications received
  • 43 Intake meetings held
  • 40 PPAs completed
  • 8 Financial offers made
  • 5 Projects currently under construction

2018 Award Year

  • 12 Applications received
  • 10 Intake meetings held
  • 8 Phase I PPAs completed

2019 Award Year

  • 23 Applications received
  • 19 Intake meetings held
  • 18 PPAs started

Project Files

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