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  • Summer Air Quality Concerns

    As the warm temperatures arrive in Utah, so does summer ozone pollution. Unlike winter’s thick inversions, ozone is odorless and colorless, and can typically not be seen with the eye. Reducing emissions from a number of sources is critical in limiting the formation of ozone.

  • Charge Your Yard Incentive Program 

    Small, gas-powered lawn equipment causes a lot of air pollution. In fact, using a 2-stroke gas-powered leaf blower for one hour is the same as driving the average vehicle 727 miles.

  • DEQ Announces New Interactive Recycling Map

    The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) has developed a new tool to help the public locate recycling, solid waste, and used oil collection center facilities.

  • Division of Waste Management & Radiation Control Statement:
    Intent to Deny Promontory Point Resources’ Class V Landfill Application

    SALT LAKE CITY – After thorough review of the Promontory Point Resources, LLC, application to reclassify its Class I Promontory Point Landfill to a Class V commercial nonhazardous solid waste facility, the Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) has issued a statement of basis with the rational explaining the intent…

  • 2022 State of the Environment

    The Department of Environmental Quality State of the Environment report highlights the many accomplishments and successes our agency has had throughout the previous year. Click the tabs below to view each Division’s 2022 metrics, success stories, and quotes from partners. 

  • Environmental Justice in Utah

    The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is committed to environmental justice in Utah, both through the continuation of current efforts and improving on and identifying areas of our work where we can address the environmental conditions that disproportionately impact disadvantaged and underserved communities. We will accomplish this by partnering with impacted communities and engaging with…

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  • Lead

    Lead is a heavy metal found naturally in the environment and manufactured products such as lead-acid batteries, lead-based paints, leaded glass, solder, chemicals, and older water distribution systems with lead pipes, solders, and fittings. Lead is a persistent chemical that accumulates in soils, aquatic systems, sediments, and some plants, animals, and other organisms. Since 1990,…

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  • Services

    Partners Local health departments, EPA partnership planning, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission partnership planning. EPA Partnership Planning End of Year Reports Performance Partnership Agreements (PPA) Local Health Departments Environmental Service Delivery Plan LHD Contacts Unified State Laboratories

  • Fees

    Asbestos and Lead Fees (83.16 KB) Includes Uniform Division Fees, Certification and Demolition Fees, and Asbestos and Lead Abatement Fees. Class V Inventory Review Fee: Utah Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program Injection well owner/operators of all Class V injection wells which are not authorized by a UIC permit must submit inventory information according to the…

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