Category: Financial Assistance

Find out how your organization can qualify for financial assistance.

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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Environmental Quality Restricted Account

What is the EQRA? The Environmental Quality Restricted Account (EQRA) is a restricted account put in statute (19-1-108) in 1996 to provide revenue for regulation of solid, hazardous, and radioactive waste. It is funded through disposal fees paid by operators of commercial solid, hazardous, and radioactive waste facilities and municipal solid waste landfills. What Goes …

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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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ARRA Funding Process:
Division of Water Quality

Jump to: Prioritizing Projects Projects Recovery Act Requirements Resources Funding Available for Water Quality and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects The Utah Division of Water Quality’s (DWQ) Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program (SRF) received approximately $20 million dollars as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to fund water quality 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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Chapter 3 – Planning Your Project:
Community’s Guide to the Utah Water Quality Project Assistance Program

Chapters Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Getting Started Chapter 3: Planning Your Project Chapter 4: Designing Your Project Chapter 5: Receiving Your Loan and/or Grant Chapter 6: Building Your Project Chapter 7: Conclusion Effective project planning should help you define your current situation, select the best solution, identify specific steps to implement your solution, explain …

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Chapter 7 – Conclusion:
Community’s Guide to the Utah Water Quality Project Assistance Program

Chapters Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Getting Started Chapter 3: Planning Your Project Chapter 4: Designing Your Project Chapter 5: Receiving Your Loan and/or Grant Chapter 6: Building Your Project Chapter 7: Conclusion The Water Pollution Control Loan Fund through the Water Quality Project Assistance Program (WQPAP) has offered financial, technical, and administrative assistance since …

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Water Quality Improvements:
Financial Assistance Programs

Jump to: Eligibility Purpose Eligible Projects NPS Loans NPS Grants On-site Wastewater To Apply Eligibility Individuals, businesses, corporations, associations, private entity and government agencies are eligible for loans and grants. Purpose Financial Assistance is intended to be used for activities within watersheds that: address a critical water quality need; protect human health; improve environmental conditions …

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Financial Assistance Programs:
Water Quality

Jump to: Funding Types Documents Forms Funding Types Funding Available for Water Quality and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects The Utah Division of Water Quality’s (DWQ) Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program (SRF) on average, receives a combined $9 million dollars a year from State and Federal funding and, on average, an additional $15 million in …

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Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Program

Jump to: Fraudulent Use of the State PST Fund The purpose of the Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program is to ensure that Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) containing petroleum products are managed in accordance with federal and State laws and regulations. Leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) can contaminate soil and groundwater, and groundwater accounts for …

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