Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: (801) 536-0200
Fax: (801) 536-0222
State Office Building
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, Utah
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News and Announcements
Exemption Request – Depleted Uranium
The Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board will consider a request by EnergySolutions, LLC for an exemption (see R313-12-55) from the rule (see R313-25-9(5)) that requires EnergySolutions to prepare a performance assessment that demonstrates the proposed disposal of depleted uranium would meet the performance standards with a compliance period of 10,000 years. The Board is seeking public comment on EnergySolutions’ exemption request from September 6 through October 9, 2018. Click the public comment link to view the EnergySolutions’ Exemption Request and related documents or the Depleted Uranium Exemption Request Background page for more information.
EPA is establishing a national system for tracking hazardous waste shipments electronically. This system, known as “e-Manifest,” will modernize the nation’s cradle-to-grave hazardous waste tracking process while saving valuable time, resources, and dollars for industry and states. EPA anticipates launching e-Manifest on June 30, 2018. Visit the e-Manifest page to sign up for email updates, find out about testing, and much more.
All large quantity hazardous waste generators and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities in the State are required to submit a hazardous waste generation and management report to the Division every even year by March 1.
See the Biennial Hazardous Waste Report page for more information.
Submit your RCRA Subtitle C 8700-12 forms electronically. No more printing, signing, or mailing. Enter and submit your data on-line, and receive an email notification when your data has been accepted.
(June 23, 2017)
“This memorandum discusses how the Resource Consenvation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations apply to recalled Takata airbag inflators that are subject to the 2015 Preservation Order issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). These airbag inflators have been recalled as a result of defects that may cause them to deploy improperly …” (more)
(July 19, 2018)
“The Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR) and EPA regional offices continue to recieve requests for clarification of the regulatory status of undeployed automotive airbag modules and airbag inflators…” (more)
Energy Fuels Resources: Public Notice
Renewal of 11e.(2) Byproduct Radioactive Material License (RML UT1900479) and the Groundwater Quality Discharge Permit (Permit UGW370004) for the White Mesa Uranium Mill site near Blanding, San Juan County, Utah.
The 2017 inflation factor is 1.018.
(12/6/16)—Waste Management and Radiation Control newsletter.
New Drum-Top Lamp Crushers Registration Requirements
(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control adopted new rules regarding crushing lamps using a drum-top crusher. To apply to operate a Drum-Top Lamp Crusher General Forms.
Certain counties have collection events where residents can drop off household hazardous waste. See the recycling information for Utah to find out if your county is having an event in 2017.
Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA)
The Department of Environmental Quality places a high priority on assisting the public when requesting to view our public files. The Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) requires that we respond to a request within ten working days of its receipt.