Category: Environmental Response and Remediation

Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUST) Program

AST/UHOT Aboveground storage tank (AST) and underground heating oil tank (UHOT) oversight information. Corrective Action Plan for Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) (288 KB) Supplemental information. Initial Screening and Tier 1 Levels (14 KB) Table dated November 1, 2005 of Initial Screening and Tier 1 Levels for leaking underground storage tanks. Petroleum Brownfields Petroleum Brownfields grant …

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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.

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Current Activity:
Environmental Response and Remediation Laws and Rules

EPA Laws and Rules 40 CFR Part 280—EPA Federal regulations governing underground storage tanks. Brownfields—EPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization. CERCLIS Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System. EPA Region VIII Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 27 Tribal Nations. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)—EPA Provides policy, guidance, …

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Decontamination Act:
Environmental Response and Remediation Laws and Rules

Title 19, Chapter 6, Part 9— Illegal Drug Operations Site Reporting and Decontamination Act General Description This bill provides procedures for local health departments regarding property contaminated by illegal drug operations and addresses decontamination of property exposed to methamphetamine. Highlighted Provisions Requires local law enforcement to report contaminated property locations to the local health department; …

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Decontamination Standards:
Environmental Response and Remediation Laws and Rules

R392-600, Illegal Drug Operations Decontamination Standards This rule establishes pre-assessment requirements, sampling and decontamination methodologies, decontamination standards, and final report requirements for property exposed to methamphetamine. For further information, please contact the Utah Department of Health at (801) 538-6191. Online Methamphetamine Resources Utah Department of Health

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Proposed Amendments:
Environmental Response and Remediation Laws and Rules

Utah Administrative Code R311—Proposed Amendments On February 9, 2006 the Utah Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board approved proposed amendments to the Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) Rules for publication and public comment. The proposed changes are: R311-200, Definitions Add a definition for “No Further Action determination” to define new terminology to be used in …

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New UST Requirements for October 2018

Free workshops to help UST owners and operators better understand the new testing and inspection requirements that go into effect on October 13, 2018. Workshop Dates and Times Wednesday, September 12th at 11:00 and 2:00 Thursday, September 20th at 9:00 and 2:00 Tuesday, September 25th at 11:00 and 2:00 Thursday, October 4th at 9:00 and 2:00 …

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Acronyms

As is typical of most State agencies, and especially so with those that deal heavily with science, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality uses acronyms and abbreviations throughout its website. Where possible, descriptions are included. These pages are an attempt to capture and explain as many commonly used DEQ acronyms and abbreviations as possible. To …

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Pre-Design Meeting Process

Jump to: Pre-Design Meeting Preparation Permit Considerations by Division Various Permits Businesses considering establishing or expanding facilities in Utah may use DEQ’s pre-design process to assist with obtaining environmental permits quickly and efficiently. The processing of permit applications can take between 21 and 180 days, depending upon the permit(s) required. Complex and large-scale project may …

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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.

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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 …

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