Category: Environmental Response and Remediation

Eligibility: Certification Program
(UST)

Jump to: Installer (UST) Installer Specialties (UST) Remover (UST) Precision Tester (UST) Groundwater and Soil Sampler (UST) Performance Standards for Certification Reciprocity General Information UST Installer Utah Underground Storage Tank rules and requirements for Installers include the following items. See the full document (77 KB) for details. Financial Assurance An applicant or the applicant’s employer …

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Certification Courses and Testing: Certification Program
(UST)

All initial and renewal certification testing will be conducted the first Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. and the third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the DEQ/DERR office located at 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City. You must submit application, supporting documents and certification fee five business days prior to …

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Certified UST Contractors

Individuals and companies certified by the State of Utah Division of Environmental Response to perform specific work related to Underground Storage Tanks. These lists are in no way an endorsement. Consultants Certified by Utah to Coordinate Cleanup of UST Releases (60 KB) (Updated Daily) Identifies companies with certified Underground Storage Tank consultants on staff. Certified …

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Corrective Action Process Guidelines for Underground Tanks

These documents make up “Guidelines for Utah’s Corrective Action Process for LUST Sites.” It is the responsibility of the individual who downloads and uses this information to verify that it is current, and confirm that its contents are correct with the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation. Cleanup Level Calculator: Site-Specific (437 KB) An Excel …

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One Time Drop Letter for Tank and Line Tightness Testing

Before a tank can receive a Certificate of Compliance, the integrity of the tank and associated piping must be evaluated through a tank and line tightness test. To receive fuel for the test, the owner or installer must contact the DERR for authorization of a one-time delivery (One Time Drop Letter). Information to submit to …

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Installing Underground Storage Tanks

Jump to: Correct Installation Practices Are A Must EPA Registration Form Equipment Requirements for New Underground Storage Tanks Hire A Qualified Contractor Notification and Permit Requirements for Installing New USTs One Time Drop Letter and Tank and Line Tightness Testing Red Tag Program UST Installation Permit As the owner/operator of an underground storage tank, you …

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Remediation and Abatement:

This page contains links to various remediation documents and their descriptions. Consultants Certification Manual (4MB) (2009) Cleanup Levels Analytical Methods (55 KB) (7/13) To be used when sampling at Underground Storage Tank sites. Summary of Groundwater and Soil Cleanup Screening Levels (14 KB) (05/16/06) Cleanup screening level information for soil and groundwater samples dated November 1, 2005; became …

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Releases from Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Heating Oil Tanks (UHOTs):
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUST) Program

The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) has entered into an agreement with the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) to assume oversight of petroleum releases from above ground storage tanks (ASTs) and underground heating oil tanks (UHOTs). This agreement consolidates and clarifies the roles of each Division, making more efficient use of State resources. …

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Consultant Certification:
(UST)

Jump to: Course Schedule: Initial Examination and Renewal Initial Certification Application and Fees Initial Certification Eligibility Location of Examinations and Course Questions Renewal Certification Application and Fees Renewal Certification Eligibility Initial Certification Application and Fees (UAC R311-201-3) Utah UST Consultant Application (15 KB) must be completed and submitted to the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation …

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Contractor Certification Program:
(UST)

UST Rules R311-201 requires individuals working on Underground Storage Tank systems to be certified by DERR. Applicants for first time Certification for Groundwater/Soil Sampler, UST Remover, and UST Installer must attend a Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) approved course or equivalent. Those whose certification has been expired for more than two years must …

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Continuous Improvement/SUCCESS Framework
2018 State of the Environment Report (ERR)

DERR is committed to continuous improvement to improve performance and implement innovations that advance operational quality, efficiency, and effectiveness. DERR employs technological tools to increase public access to information and improve operational efficiencies. Continuous Improvement Spotlight: Support Staff Set — and Achieve — Goals for Exceptional Customer Service As part of DEQ’s continuous improvement efforts, …

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Community Involvement
2018 State of the Environment Report (ERR)

DERR is committed to effective community outreach and works diligently to involve residents, property owners, elected officials, and health agencies in cleanup decisions for Superfund sites. Listening to community concerns and building strong relationships helps the Division collect and disseminate information about the site and find workable solutions for cleaning up contaminated areas. Public involvement …

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Superfund (CERCLA)
2018 State of the Environment Report (ERR)

DERR’s Superfund (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)) Branch performs site assessments of potentially contaminated sites to determine whether or not they pose a threat to human health and the environment and require further action, including possible placement on the Federal Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The Branch also manages or performs oversight …

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