Underground Storage Tanks

Baker Botts environmental lawyers have a great deal of experience in handling matters related to the storage of petroleum products and other materials in underground storage tanks (USTs).

Our experience includes:

  • Defeating citizen suit actions brought under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Handling individual and state-wide toxic tort and product liability actions arising from the alleged release of gasoline from USTs
  • Defending federal and state enforcement actions targeting alleged non-compliance with UST storage, equipment, inspection, leak detection, reporting and financial assurance requirements
  • Managing cleanup and corrective action projects under mandatory and voluntary cleanup programs

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