Category: Waste Management and Radiation Control

Programa De Radón

Calidad del aire interior El Radón y Mi Casa: ¿Qué necesito saber? Para más información, llame al: (800) 767-7236 (888) 424-2100 (801) 581-6365 Preguntas? Ayda Posso (aposso@slco.org), Green and Healthy Homes: (385) 315-0049 | (385) 468-4858 Liliana Martinez (Liliana.martinez@hci.utah.edu), Huntsman Cancer Institute:  801-646-4133

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2016 National Radon Poster Contest Entrants

October 23 – November 1, 2015 4th – 6th Grade: 001—016, 021—031 7th – 9th Grade: 017—020, 032—055 10th-12th Grade: 056—058 (Select images to enlarge) 001 002 003 004 005 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 …

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2015 National Radon Poster Contest Entrants

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2014 National Radon Poster Contest Entrants

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Radon Program Annual Poster Contest

2020/2021 Poster Contest December 1 – Winners announced Español: Programa de radón – Concurso anual de pósters: Concurso de carteles de radón 2019/2020 (109 KB) Formulario de Obras de Arte – Concurso de Carteleras de Radón para Niños (143 KB) CONSEJOS para un BUEN CARTEL (54 KB) 2020/2021 Radon Poster Contest Utah’s Youngest Citizens Leading …

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State Radon Poster Contest Winners

 2021  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 (Select images to enlarge) 2021 State Radon Poster Contest Winners Honorable Mentions 2020 State Radon Poster Contest Winners Honorable Mentions 2019 State Radon Poster Contest Winners Honorable Mentions 2018 State Radon Poster Contest Winners Honorable Mentions 2017 State Radon Poster Contest Winners Local …

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Radon Program

Order Radon Test Kits Online Find Local Radon Test Kit Retailers Utah Radon Coalition Certified Radon Professionals Test Results By Zip Code Realtor Guides Español In the News Testing Your Home for Radon (01/27/2021)–KUTV The Radioactive Killer (02/03/2020)–Deseret News From Deadly Mines to Dangerous Bedrooms (01/29/2020)–Deseret News Lethal and Lawless (01/29/2020)–Deseret News 10 Ways to …

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Radon Action Week: DEQ Tests Schools for Radon Gas

By: Kristin Armstrong Many of us have heard about the dangers of indoor radon in homes, but what about the risks of radon gas in schools? To combat radon’s harmful effects on school-aged children and to raise public awareness of the issue, the Utah Department of Health has provided funding to the Department of Environmental Quality …

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Waste Management & Radiation Control
2016 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 2016, WMRC accomplished these objectives through: Permitting and compliance for hazardous and solid waste storage, treatment, and disposal facilities Oversight of facilities performing corrective …

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DEQ: Ten Reasons to Be Thankful

By Donna Kemp Spangler There’s a tradition at our house on Thanksgiving where everyone around the dinner table, family and friends alike, share something special they are thankful for. It’s typically the usual – good health, great friends or sometimes specific successes. So it seems fitting to be thankful for the Utah Department of Environmental …

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DEQ Leadership Team Wants You to “Ask DEQ, not Phil”

By DEQ Communications Office The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) provides employees with leadership training to support their career development. Each year, division directors nominate one employee from their division to participate in the two-year course. In addition to formal training, independent study, reading, field trips, and class interaction, each leadership team develops a …

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Ask DEQ, not Phil.

By:  Amy Christensen Two years ago, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) had some very astute hunches that were confirmed by comprehensive state-wide research. Of the over 600 Utah households surveyed, only three percent could name DEQ as an environmental entity, and even less knew anything about what we do. By finding a way to …

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Stericycle Tooele Permit: Frequently Asked Questions

Interview with Jon Black Stericycle has submitted a permit application to the Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for a proposed hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerator (HMIWI) in Tooele, Utah, to replace Stericycle’s North Salt Lake facility. We spoke with DAQ environmental engineer Jon Black about the proposed permit. Why is Stericycle relocating to Tooele …

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Tooele County Facility Solid Waste Permit:
Stericycle Inc.

In February 2015, Stericycle submitted a permit application to the former Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste (DSHW) for a solid-waste permit for a new hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerator (HMIWI) facility in Tooele, Utah. The new facility would replace the current waste incinerator facility in North Salt Lake, Utah. The facility will receive …

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