Scott Anderson, Director

Scott Anderson, Director

P.O. Box 144880
Salt Lake City, UT

Phone: (801) 536-0200
Fax: (801) 536-0222

Contacts: DWMRC

Environmental Incidents

(801) 536-4123


State Office Building
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, Utah



8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



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News and Announcements

Biennial Hazardous Waste Report

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.

RCRAINFO Industry Application – MYRCRAID

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.

Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators: EPA Directive

“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)

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.

Proposed Rule Changes Open for Public Comment


The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control is notifying interested stakeholders of the following rulemaking action:

Radiation Control Rules

Rulemaking Action: Notice of Change in a Proposed Rule and Final Effective Date
Rule(s): R313-25. License Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste – General Provisions.
Related Federal Regulation(s): 10 CFR Part 61
Federal Register: N/A
Utah Code Rule changes associated with S.B. 79 (2017 Gen. Session)
WMRC* Board Meeting: 2/8/2018
WMRC* Board Action Approved final adoption of rule changes to R313-25, License Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste – General Provisions, as published in the Utah State Bulletin on November 1, 2017, except for the originally proposed change to paragraph R313-25-51.5(3), which is being deleted and the subsequent paragraph renumbered, as noted in the change in proposed rule published in the March 1, 2018 issue of the Bulletin (Vol. 2018 No. 5). Set an effective date of April 16, 2018.
WMRC* Board Executive Summary: Executive Summary – Change in Proposed Rule to R313-25
Office of Administrative Rules (OAS) File No. 42204
Utah Administrative Code: Rule changes associated with S.B. 79 (2017 Gen. Session)
Date Posted: 3/6/2018
Utah State Bulletin March 1, 2018
Contact Person(s): Rusty Lundberg / Phone: (801) 536-4257
Bret Randal / Phone: (801) 536-0284
Don Verbica / Phone: (801) 536-0206
Tom Ball / Phone: (801) 536-0251
Comment Period None Public Hearing None
Email Comments to:
Possible Board Adoption Date: 2/8/2018 Effective Date: 4/16/2018
*WMRC = Waste Management and Radiation Control

Hazardous Waste, Used Oil, and Solid Waste Rules

Solid Waste Fee Revisions – Stakeholder Meetings

The 2017 inflation factor is 1.018.

Haz-Rad Reporter

(12/6/16)—Waste Management and Radiation Control newsletter.

Antifreeze and Aerosol Cans—Now Universal Wastes!

(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the hazardous waste rules adopted two new universal wastes, antifreeze and aerosol cans. To learn more on the requirements for these Universal Wastes see R315-273 Utah Administrative Code.

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.

Hazardous Secondary Materials Recycling/Reclamation Summary

(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control adopted the EPA’s January 2015 Definition of Solid Waste Rule. The EPA has provided requirements for notification, defining legitimate recycling, becoming a verified recycler, obtaining a variance request, and recycler/reclamation facility requirements. To apply to become a verified recycler or Intermediate Facility submit an application form Verified Recycler/Intermediate Facility. For Generators of Hazardous Secondary Materials, please submit an updated EPA Form 8700-12 with Addendum 1 (pages 53-58).

Hazardous Waste Rules Formatting Update

(5/17/16)—On April 15, 2016, the Hazardous Waste Rules were reformatted similar to the EPA formatting. DAS R315.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

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.

Public Notices