Category: Public Interest

Water Conservation Day

WHEREAS, water is a basic and essential need of every living thing and is a finite natural resource of great value and importance to every citizen, business, and interest in Utah; and WHEREAS, in order to assure a reliable supply of high quality drinking water now and for future generations; and WHEREAS, water quality protection …

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Radiation Control Related Resources

Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) Formed in l968, the major purpose of its establishment was to serve as a common forum for state radiation control programs in the United States to communicate with each other. A secondary purpose was to serve as a forum for the state radiation control programs to communicate …

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Frequently Asked Questions from the Legislative Audit:
Division of Radiation Control Performance Audit

How often does the DRC conduct onsite inspections at EnergySolutions? Could it do more? DRC conducts unannounced inspections onsite almost daily. Shipments are received at the site Monday through Friday. DRC currently inspects between 2,000-3,000 shipments of the 5,000 to 7,000 shipments received annually. The Division agrees that additional oversight measures could enhance its compliance …

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Performance Audit:
Division of Radiation Control

The Legislative Auditor General’s Office released a Performance Audit (4 MB) on September 11, 2012, expressing concerns about the Division of Radiation Control’s (DRC) implementation of its low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) oversight program.

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Negative Ion Technology:
Consumer Products and Radiation

The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) is committed to protecting public health and the environment by ensuring that human exposures to radiation are kept to levels that are as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). The goal of radiation protection is to prevent or minimize exposures that provide no benefit.

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Consumer Products and Radiation

Many consumer items contain radiation, either as a function of their operation or as a naturally occurring material that’s included as part of the product.

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Household Hazardous Waste

On average, every Utah citizen generates four pounds of garbage daily. With 2 million Utah residents, that means our landfills could receive 8 million pounds daily or 2.9 billion pounds yearly.

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Utah State Water Agencies

Utah State Water Agencies Within Utah State Government there are several agencies besides the Department of Environmental Quality that deal with water issues. Utah Department of Agriculture and Food This agency administers rules pertaining to bottled water. Utah Division of Administrative Rules Keeper of the State’s rules, including rules pertaining to water. Utah Division of …

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Local Health Departments and District Engineers

Assistance regarding drinking water, mercury, and other issues is available locally in Utah. There are twelve local health departments in the state, each of which has specialist that can help you with your specific issue. Furthermore, there are four DEQ regional engineers who can also provide assistance. Utah DEQ District Engineers Cedar City Paul Wright: …

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Drinking Water Related Resources

American Water Works Association The American Water Works Association represents an alliance of the “family of five”—water utility agencies, regulatory agencies, academics, engineering consultants, and manufacturers. In the United States, Canada, and Mexico this group provides technical exchange programs to its members and the public. The American Water Works Association is internationally recognized for its …

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What You Can Do

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