Utah Division of Waste Management
and Radiation Control
News and Announcements
"This mernorandum discusses how the Resource Consenvation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations apply to recalled Takata airbag inflators that are subject to the 2015 Preservation Order issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). These airbag inflators have been recalled as a result of defects that may cause them to deploy improperly ..." (more)
Energy Fuels Resources: Public Notice
Renewal of 11e.(2) Byproduct Radioactive Material License (RML UT1900479) and the Groundwater Quality Discharge Permit (Permit UGW370004) for the White Mesa Uranium Mill site near Blanding, San Juan County, Utah.
FINAL RULEMAKING ACTION NOTICE
The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control is notifying interested stakeholders of the following rulemaking action:
Radiation Control Rules
On October 12, 2017, the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board approved the final adoption of the rule changes to incorporate the following into Title 313 of the Utah Administrative Code and set an effective date of October 13, 2017:
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) final rule published in the May 29, 2013 Federal Register (78 FR 32310) regarding the Distribution of Source Material to Exempt Persons and to General Licensees and Revision of General License and Exemptions
- Selected corrections and clarifications not associated with the above final rule
(Final changes same as published in Utah State Bulletin on
Related Federal Regulation(s):
10 CFR Part 40
10 CFR Parts 20 and 32 – not associated with a specific Federal Register
|Federal Register:||78 FR 32310, May 29, 2013
Distribution of Source Material to Exempt Persons and to General Licensees and Revision of General License and Exemptions
|Summary Rule Change Table:||Rule Change Crosswalk between 10 CFR and R313|
|WMRC* Board Meeting:||10/12/2017|
|WMRC* Board Executive Summary:||Executive Summary|
|Utah Administrative Code:||Final versions pending codification by the Office of Administrative Rules (OAR)
|Contact Person(s):||Rusty Lundberg / Phone: (801) 536-4257
Tom Ball / Phone: (801) 536-0251
|Possible Board Adoption Date:||10/12/2017||Final Effective Date:||10/13/2017|
|*WMRC = Waste Management and Radiation Control|
Hazardous Waste, Used Oil, and Solid Waste Rules
On August 10, 2017, the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board approved the final adoption of the rule changes to incorporate the following into Title 315 of the Utah Administrative Code:
- EPA final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (HWGIR) as published in the November 28, 2016 (81 FR 85732)
- Addition of used oil generator defined under Mixed Mode Transit System (NAICS code of 485111) to the list of used oil transporters considered to have a permit by rule to transport their own used oil to a permitted used oil recycler
- Selected corrections and clarifications
Solid Waste Fee Revisions - Stakeholder Meetings
The 2016 inflation factor is 1.013.
(12/6/16)—Waste Management and Radiation Control newsletter.
Antifreeze and Aerosol Cans—Now Universal Wastes!
(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the hazardous waste rules adopted two new universal wastes, antifreeze and aerosol cans. To learn more on the requirements for these Universal Wastes see R315-273 Utah Administrative Code.
New Drum-Top Lamp Crushers Registration Requirements
(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control adopted new rules regarding crushing lamps using a drum-top crusher. To apply to operate a Drum-Top Lamp Crusher General Forms.
Hazardous Secondary Materials Recycling/Reclamation Summary
(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control adopted the EPA’s January 2015 Definition of Solid Waste Rule. The EPA has provided requirements for notification, defining legitimate recycling, becoming a verified recycler, obtaining a variance request, and recycler/reclamation facility requirements. To apply to become a verified recycler or Intermediate Facility submit an application form Verified Recycler/Intermediate Facility. For Generators of Hazardous Secondary Materials, please submit an updated EPA Form 8700-12 with Addendum 1 (pages 53-58).
Hazardous Waste Rules Formatting Update
(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Hazardous Waste Rules were reformatted similar to the EPA formatting. DAS R315.
Certain counties have collection events where residents can drop off household hazardous waste. See the recycling information for Utah to find out if your county is having an event in 2017.
- Emerald Services Inc.
(10/18/17)—Used Oil Processor Permit. Comment Period Closes November 7, 2017.
- Rock Canyon Oil LLC
(10/12/17)—Used Oil Processor Permit Modification, UTR000010454. Comment Period Closes October 30, 2017.
(10/6/17)—Treatment Variance Request for Wastes Containing Enriched Uranium Residuals. Comment Period Closes November 6, 2017.
(10/6/17)—Treatment Variance Request for Wastes Containing PCBs. Comment Period Closes November 6, 2017.
(10/6/17)— Treatment Variance Request for a Waste High Subcategory Mercury. Comment Period Closes November 6, 2017.
- More Public Notices
The 2016 inflation factor is 1.013.
Electronic Complaint Form
Report a company or individual mismanaging their wastes.
EnergySolutions Email Alerts
Meeting notices and updates about EnergySolutions' environmental licenses and permits.
The EPA developed free widgets that provide access to specific types of environmental information.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collections
Upcoming household hazardous waste and electronic waste collection days.
Subtitle C Site Identification Form
For changes in your waste generation or to obtain an initial EPA ID Number.
Radiation Control Issues Email Alerts
Timely notifications to the public about opportunities to comment on radiation control issues.
Recycling Information By County
General recycling information.
- Quality Assurance Project Plans
Information on developing Quality Assurance Project Plans.
- Utah Certified Laboratory Search
To Search for Utah Certified Laboratories and methods; Select under the "Accreditation Body" pull down "Utah Department of Health.
- Utah RCRA Hazardous Waste Handlers
Sites that have obtained an EPA identification number as a handler of hazardous waste, excluding sites no longer in business or may have had a one-time clean up of hazardous waste.
- Utah RCRA Hazardous Waste Transporters
Transporters that have obtained an EPA identification number as a handler of hazardous waste.
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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