Category: Waste Management and Radiation Control

Radon Program

Order Radon Test Kits Espanol Where to Purchase Radon Test Kits Locally News & Updates 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Lung Cancer (02/05/18)– US News and World Report May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Test Your Home for Radon Today (11/11/17)—DEQ Blog What is Radon (English) ¿Que es Radón? (Español) Indoor Radon Program …

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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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