Category: CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act)

  • CERCLA (Superfund) Projects:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    Superfund Documents Five Year Review The United States Environmental Protection Agency Region VIII (EPA) and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ), are involved in a number of CERCLA actions at the Kennecott South and North Zones. Most recently the EPA and UDEQ announced the completion of the first Five Year Review of the response…

  • Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Project:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    Historic mining activities in the Oquirrh Mountains in southwest Salt Lake County led to the creation of two groundwater plumes in the principle aquifer of southwest Salt Lake County (Contaminated Zones Map). The two groundwater plumes contain elevated concentrations of sulfate and total dissolved solids (TDS) above the State of Utah primary drinking water standards.…

  • Bingham Creek: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Three-Party Agreement: Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    Completion of the Five Year Review Update: November 29, 2010 The EPA and UDEQ completed the Five Year Review of the selected remedies for Operable Units 1, 4, 5, 10, and 11 of the Kennecott South Zone in September 2010. During the review, the EPA and UDEQ examined current information, carried out site inspections, and…

  • Butterfield Creek: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Three-Party Agreement:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    Completion of the Kennecott South Zone Five Year Review for Operable Units 3, 6, 7, 17 and 18 The Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (UDEQ/DERR), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region VIII (EPA), has conducted a Five Year Review of the Kennecott South Zone Superfund Site—Operable…

  • Comment Response Summary: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Three-Party Agreement:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    August 31, 2004 Introduction to the Comment Response Summary Responses to Common Comments Index of Commenters This index of commenters has been assembled to assist in locating responses to comments made by a specific person. Comments Received and Responses to Comments Contact Information For more information on this project, contact Doug Bacon (dbacon@utah.gov), Project Manager…

  • Joint Proposal: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Three-Party Agreement:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    June 11, 2004 Contact Information For more information on this project, contact Doug Bacon (dbacon@utah.gov), Project Manager (801) 536-4282.

  • Document Repository: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Project:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    Administrative Documents Natural Resource Damage Claim Annual Reports Construction and Testing Stakeholder Forum Meetings and Materials March 17, 2010 June 20, 2007 August 2, 2006 Spring 2006 Bingham Canyon reverse osmosis plant tour. October 12, 2005 January 12, 2005 Updates: Great Salt Lake Selenium Project, JVWCD Project schedule, and Consent Decree process. June 16, 2004…

  • Stakeholder Forum Meetings: Natural Resource Damage (NRD) Project:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

    On a regular basis, DEQ, the District, and Kennecott sit down with representatives of various community groups to provide project updates. The Stakeholder Forum assists with the dissemination of the information about the various CERCLA and NRD project aspects at Kennecott Utah Copper. Next Meeting The next meeting of the Stakeholder Forum will be held…

  • CERCLA (Superfund) Projects: Five Year Reviews:
    Kennecott Utah Copper LLC Projects

    Some of the selected remedies for the operable units of the Kennecott Southand North Zones have allowed waste to be left in place above an unrestricted exposure and unrestrictive land use standard, for the particular contaminants of concern. As such, the EPA is required, on a periodic basis, to review the selected remedies, assess whether…

  • Defense Environmental Restoration Program Sites: Superfund Program

    The Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) was established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to address contamination from past DoD operations and restore land to useable conditions at active installations, Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), and Base Realignment and Closure locations.

  • 700 South 1600 East PCE Plume

    Read about the 2012 PCE Plume at 700 South 1600 East in Salt Lake City.

  • Uniform Environmental Covenants:
    Voluntary Cleanup Program

    Environmental covenants, whether called institutional controls, land use controls or some other term, may be considered as part of the environmental remediation process for contaminated real property. Environmental Covenant Template Memorandum About Signature Authority Designation Under the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. Uniform Environmental Covenants Act Utah Code Ann. 57-25-101, et seq.

  • Enforceable Written Assurances:
    Voluntary Cleanup Program

    UDEQ has a Brownfields tool known as an Enforceable Written Assurance (EWA), which allows the Executive Director of the UDEQ to issue an EWA to a bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP). This term is defined by the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act and incorporated in the Hazardous Substances Mitigation Act (HSMA). The…

  • Voluntary Cleanup Program

    In 1997, the Utah Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) was created to promote the voluntary cleanup of contaminated sites. The VCP is intended to encourage redevelopment of Brownfields and other impacted sites by providing a streamlined cleanup program. Success Stories General Information Technical Criteria Statute Application Screening Levels Uniform Environmental Covenants Completions Sites Questions or to…

  • Superfund Program and Federal Facilities

    Administered by the CERCLA Branch of the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation Superfund is a federal environmental program established by the U.S. Congress to address abandoned hazardous waste sites within the United States. It is also the name of the fund established by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 and…

  • Active Sites: Superfund Program

    Administered by the CERCLA Branch of the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation Site State Project Manager Status Bountiful/Woods Cross 5th South PCE Plume Bountiful, Utah Michael Storck (mstorck@utah.gov)(801) 536-4179 Final NPL Eureka MillsEureka, Utah Michael Storck (mstorck@utah.gov)(801) 536-4179 Final NPL Five Points PCE PlumeWoods Cross, Utah Tony Howes (thowes@utah.gov)(801) 536-4283 Final NPL Jacobs SmelterStockton, Utah Maureen Petit…

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