Category: Waste Management and Radiation Control

SempraSafe:
EnergySolutions

The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control has requested EnergySolutions to update its performance assessment on its “SempraSafe” proposal before it can dispose of more than 40,000 cubic feet a year of this waste. The action is necessary because of new provisions to a rule the Radiation Control Board adopted earlier this year that …

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Lisbon Valley Mining
Solid Waste Facility Fact Sheet: Class IVb Landfill

Menu: Lisbon Valley Mining January 2019 Facility Owner Lisbon Valley Mining Company Facility Operator Lisbon Valley Mining Company Property Owner Lisbon Valley Mining Company Facility Location 920 South County Road 313 La Sal, Utah Remaining Capacity Acres: 4.8 Tons: 5,000 Cubic Yards: 57,000 Years: N/A Waste Accepted Construction/demolition waste, yard waste, inert waste, waste tires …

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June 13, 2019 Agenda: Waste Management and Radiation Control Board

Meeting Materials Minutes June 13, 2019 — 1:30 p.m. Multi Agency State Office Building – Conference Room#1015 195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, Utah 84116 (One or more members of the Board may participate telephonically) Audio Conferencing Access Number: 1-877-820-7831: Passcode Number 853610# Call to Order. Public Comments on Agenda Items Declarations of Conflict of …

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Radiation Basics

Radiation is one of the ways that energy travels through space or matter. Radiant energy is emitted as either electromagnetic waves or subatomic particles. This energy runs along a continuum on the electromagnetic spectrum on the basis of its wavelength, frequency, or energy. The two major types of radiation—non-ionizing and ionizing—are differentiated by the level …

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Non-ionizing Radiation

Non-ionizing radiation is electromagnetic radiation that does not have sufficient energy to remove electrons from the outer shells of atoms. Types of non-ionizing radiation are: ultraviolet (UV), visible light, infrared (IR), microwave, radio (and television), and extremely low frequency (ELF, sometimes referred to as EMF or ELF-EMF). Non-ionizing radiation is produced by a wide variety …

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Blended Radioactive Waste

Blended waste is an industry proposal to blend more concentrated radioactive waste with less concentrated radioactive waste. EnergySolutions is seeking federal and state approval to allow this option so it can ultimately dispose of waste that meets the Class A limit requirements of its Utah radioactive material license. The issue of blending higher concentrated low-level …

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Potassium Iodide (KI)

What is it? Potassium Iodide is a salt, similar to sodium chloride (NaCI), normal table salt. KI is available in pill form or dissolved in water as a supersaturated potassium iodide (SSKI) solution. The pills contain a daily adult (children’s doses range from 16-65 mg depending on their size and age) dosage of 130 milligrams …

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Frequently Asked Questions:
Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control

Where Can I Find … Hazardous Waste Generation and Management Report (1 MB) Checklist for Large Quantity Generators (602 KB) Checklist for Small Quantity Generators (369 KB) EPA’s Household Hazardous Waste Page Managing Your Hazardous Waste: A Guide for Small Businesses Notification of Regulated Waste Activity Form Hazardous Waste Generators Hazardous Waste Facilities Used Oil …

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Contacts: Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control

(Use Ctrl+F to search the page) Phone Lines Environmental Incidents: (801) 536-0200, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm or (801) 536-4123 After Hours DWMRC Phone: (801) 536-0200 DWMRC Fax: (801) 536-0222 DEQ Information: (800) 458-0145 Mailing Address P.O. Box 144880 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4880 Physical Address Multi Agency State Office Building 195 North 1950 West, …

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Waste Tire Program

Jump to … Accomplishments Comments Documents Highlights In response to a growing concern for increased stockpiles of waste tires and past experiences with waste tire stockpile fires, the Utah Legislature passed the Utah Waste Tire Recycling Act in 1990. Consequently, the waste tire recycling program is first and foremost a recycling program for used truck …

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Used Oil Recycling Program

Jump to: Mission and Goals Used Oil Recycling Forms Rules and Statutes Permitted and Registered Facilities Terminology Tracking the Program Comments Mission and Goals The mission of the Used Oil Program is to protect the public and the environment from exposure to contamination caused by the improper treatment, storage, and disposal of used oil. The …

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