Rust Loan Guarantee

Replacing, Removing, or Upgrading Underground Storage Tanks (RUST) grants and loans are available to assist small business Underground Storage Tank (UST) owners and operators to come into compliance with UST regulatory requirements by removing, replacing, or upgrading USTs.

Who Can Apply

Owners or Operators of Small Independent UST Facilities

< 500 Full-Time and Part-Time Employees
Domiciled in California

Loan Guarantee

Loan Proceeds Used For Costs Related To Compliance With Senate Bill 989

Loan Amount

$10,000 to $750,000

Interest Amount

Determined By Program Guidelines

Guarantee Term

Up To 20 Years

Rust Use of Proceeds

  • Plans/Permits/Drawings
  • Double Walled Piping
  • Excavation/Removal of Tanks
  • Electronic Monitoring System
  • Installation of New Tanks
  • Dispensers