Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund

Local Oversight Program (LOP)

California Health & Safety Code (H& SC) Section 25297.01 authorizes the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to implement the Local Oversight Program (LOP) for the abatement of, and oversight of the abatement of, unauthorized releases of hazardous substances from underground storage tanks by certified local agencies.  Additionally, H&SC Section 25296.35 requires the State Water Board to maintain a system for storing and retrieving data pertaining to the remediation of unauthorized releases from USTs.