Category: ATLAS (Air Toxics Lead and Asbestos Section)

Requirements Prior to Demolition

DEFINITION: “Demolition Project” Utah Administrative Code (UAC) defines a “Demolition Project” as the wrecking, salvage, or removal of any load-supporting structural member of a regulated facility together with any related handling operations, or the intentional burning of any regulated facility. This includes the moving of an entire building, but excludes the moving of structures, vehicles, …

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Asbestos Policies—Utah Determinations:
Asbestos Program

Jump to: How Do You Count Ten Working Days? Is the Removal of Mastic a Regulated Activity? How Do You Count Ten Working Days? (Effective: February 8, 1999) Based on an EPA determination, asbestos projects subject to a 10-working day notification in Utah can commence on or after the 11th working day (week day) counted …

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Asbestos Disposal

Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements for Waste Disposal—Field Guide This is a guide to help you comply with the reporting and record keeping requirements of the asbestos National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). Asbestos Disposal Sites Clean Harbors Grassy Mountain, LLC Location: I-80 to exit 41, 3 miles east, 7 miles north in …

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Frequently Asked Questions:
Asbestos

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a name given to a group of minerals which occur naturally as masses of long silky fibers. Asbestos is known for its unique properties of being resistant to abrasion, inert to acid and alkaline solutions, and stable at high temperatures. Because of these attributes, asbestos was widely used in construction …

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MACTs and Other NESHAPs:
Air Toxics Lead and Asbestos Section (ATLAS)

Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Rules The 1990 Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments established a new and fairly complex program to regulate emissions of 188 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from particular industrial sources. The Act required the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to regulate emissions of these HAPs by developing and promulgating technology-based standards based …

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Asbestos Program

Updates: The new ATLAS database is ready to use. Please contact Tamie Call (twcall@utah.gov) if you would like to use ATLAS to submit notification and certifications. Phone: (385) 227-1055 Email: twcall@utah.gov Asbestos Vermiculite Insulation Guidance Document (131 KB) Asbestos is a natural mineral fiber that is mined from the Earth. It was used in many …

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Lead-Based Paint Program

Parents, lead-based paint renovators, and trainers can find information about lead-based paint and how to protect yourself from its harmful effects.

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Home Improvement: Getting the Lead Paint Out

 By Michelle Bethune Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts—during the month of September—focused on simple home improvement tips to help improve your quality of life and the environment. A few years ago, I bought an amazing 1918 Craftsman-style home in Seattle. I didn’t think about lead paint, asbestos, or old …

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