Category: Environmental Response and Remediation

UST Issues Email Alerts Sign Up

Issues Alerts The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring an electronic mail server, known as a List Server or Listserv, for UST Issues in Utah. This service uses email systems to distribute messages to all members of the list. Joining or subscribing to the list, as well as unsubscribing, is the responsibility of each …

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About DERR:
Utah Division of Environmental Response and Remediation

Mission The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) is charged with protecting public health and Utah’s environment through cleanup of chemically contaminated sites, and by ensuring that underground storage tanks are used properly and by providing chemical usage and emission data to the public and local response agencies.

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Assessment Grant Funding:
Underground Storage Tank Branch

Persons interested in having their property assessed using available petroleum brownfields grant monies will work with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to determine if their site is eligible for funding assistance. The following criteria will be used to determine site eligibility: the site is relatively low-risk; LUST-Trust funds are not currently being used; …

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Funding:
Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Program

Jump to … Funding the PST Fund Certificate of Compliance Join the PST Fund Accessing the PST Fund PST Fund Information Application for PST Fund Eligibility Work Plans Payment Voucher Comments or Questions Funding the PST Fund Sources of revenue for the PST Fund are petroleum storage tank fees, UST installation company permit fees, and …

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Petroleum Storage Tank Loan Program

Loans may be made from the Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Fund for upgrading, replacing, or permanently closing underground storage tanks (USTs). Loans can be made for a maximum of 80% of the cost of the work, up to $300,000 per facility or $100,000 per tank, if you have fewer than three tanks.┬áThe interest rate on …

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Underground Storage Tank Branch

Mailing Address P.O. Box 144840 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4840 Phone: (801) 536-4100 Fax: (801) 359-8853 Environmental Incidents 24 Hour Phone Number (801) 536-4123 Location Multi Agency State Office Building 195 North 1950 West (First Floor) Salt Lake City, Utah 84116 Directions Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays The Utah State Underground …

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Compliance Section:
(UST)

Certified UST Contractors Individuals and companies certified by DERR to perform specific work on Underground Storage Tanks. Certificate of Compliance Owners and operators of regulated petroleum underground storage tanks must qualify their tanks to receive a Certificate of Compliance. Certification Manuals Study guides and reference material for the UST certification program. Certification Program: UST Who …

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Sampling Results:
Gold King Mine 2015 Release

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Gold King Mine

A large snowstorm knocked out power to a pump that was diverting water from the Gold King Mine into nearby treatment ponds. Contaminated water from the mine began to flow into Cement Creek on to the Animas River and is headed toward the San Juan River. The release is expected to reach the San Juan River on Monday.

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Gold King Mine 2015 Release

On August 5, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began clearing material from the opening of the Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colorado, to install a pipe to pump water out of the mine. At 10:30 a.m., the material blocking the tunnel entry suddenly gave way, and a large buildup of water that had collected behind the debris was released into Cement Creek, a tributary of the Animas River.

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