Category: Waste Management and Radiation Control

Permit History: Promontory Point Landfill

Jump to: 2017 2016 2011 Menu Promontory Point Landfill Facility Permit Information Facility Class I Permit Class I Permit Timeline Oct 2017: Landfill owners requested a major modification to the permit to change the location of down-gradient ground water monitoring well locations to within 500 feet of the landfill boundary. Public comment for this permit …

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Facility Permit Information: Promontory Point Landfill

Menu: Promontory Point Landfill Facility Class I Permit History Facility Class I Permit Class I Permit (2011) (eDocs link to 2011 permit) Class I Permit modification (2016) Permit Modification and Design Report Permit Modification Approval  Proposed Class I Permit Modification (2017) Permit Modification request Draft Permit Modification Facility Owner Promontory Point Resources, LLC 32 East …

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Promontory Point Landfill

Related Content: Fact Sheet: Promontory Point Class I Landfill Facility Class I Permit Information Facility Class I Permit History The Promontory Point Landfill is located on the west side of the southern peninsula tip of Promontory Point. It currently holds a Class I solid waste permit initially issued by DEQ in March 2004. The landfill …

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Recycling: This Earth Day, Let’s Get Back to Basics

Wondering what you can and can’t put in your blue recycling bin? Guest blogger Sophia Nicholas from Salt Lake City Sustainability lets you know how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle right.by reducing your consumption of disposable items, reuse what you can, and then recycle, but in the right way.

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Email Alerts

DEQ provides email notification of meetings, updates, and new information related to many of its programs, committees, and services. You may add your name to any of the notification lists below. You may unsubscribe at any time. If you have questions concerning this service, contact the Web Team. DEQ Public Participation Alerts DEQ provides an …

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DEQ Values in Action: Exceptional Service

By Jared Mendenhall The mess, pun intended, started in the mid-2000s. This is when two entrepreneurial college students bought a metal plating company in Northern Utah. Along with the company they unknowingly purchased a large amount of hazardous waste. The problem came to their attention a few years later during a routine inspection from Utah’s …

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Waste Management and Radiation Control Public Notices

Jump to: Current Hearings & Comment Periods Comments Related Links Waste Management and Radiation Control Board Meetings Proposed Hazardous Waste Rule Changes Proposed Solid Waste Rule Changes Proposed Used Oil Rule Changes Proposed Radiation Control Rule Changes Email Alerts Sign up for Email alerts for notices on certain permit actions, closure and cleanup decisions, site …

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Waste Management & Radiation Control Fact Sheets

Benefits of an X-ray Registration and Inspection Program Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment and Safety Evaluation Report Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment and Safety Evaluation Report Summary Management of Radiation Control in Utah Perchlorate Safety Evaluation Report: Eight Unresolved Issues Management of Solid and Hazardous Waste in Utah Sunroc Santaquin Landfill West Desert …

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Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control
2017 State of the Environment Report

The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) helps businesses and residents handle waste properly and plays a critical role in safeguarding Utah residents from harmful exposure to radiation. In 2017, DWMRC accomplished these objectives through: Permitting and compliance for hazardous and solid waste storage, treatment, and disposal facilities Oversight of facilities performing corrective-action …

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Radon in Utah Homes: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

By Jan Poulsen, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. My name is Jan Poulsen, and I am a lung cancer survivor. I want to share my story in the …

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Drinking Water Monitoring and Reporting Program

Water may be contaminated by a variety of substances. To protect public health, Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) have been established. The concentration of a particular contaminant in drinking water must not exceed it’s MCL. To assure that water served to the public is routinely checked for bacteriologic, chemical, and radiologic quality, a Monitoring and Reporting …

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Is there a “Phil” in your life?

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Test Your Home for Radon Today

By Eleanor Divver You’ve probably heard about radon in the news, or maybe from a friend or neighbor. You may know that radon is a radioactive, cancer-causing gas. You may even know that it is the number-one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. (You undoubtedly know that NASA didn’t bring it back from the moon, …

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November 9, 2017 Agenda: Waste Management and Radiation Control Board

Meeting Materials Call to Order Approval of Meeting Minutes for the October 12, 2017 Board meeting (Board Action Item). Underground Storage Tanks Update Low Level Radioactive Waste Section. EnergySolutions, LLC request for a site-specific treatment variance from the Hazardous Waste Management Rules. EnergySolutions seeks authorization to treat by stabilization, waste containing High-Subcategory Mercury (Board Action …

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