Air Quality Research Program
To improve scientific understanding of the complex conditions that lead to poor air quality within Utah, the 2014 State Legislature awarded $1 million in one-time funding to DAQ for air quality research.
Monitors the proper handling, disposal, rules, and policies dealing with asbestos in Utah.
Choose Clean Air
Information on air quality, health, seasonal air conditions, and more.
Clean Diesel Program
Cost effective solutions that can dramatically reduce pollutants from diesel exhaust.
Clean Fuels Program
Information on the Clean Fuel Grant and Loan Program, as well as the Clean Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit.
Emissions Inventory Program
The emissions inventory is one means used by the state to assess the level of pollutants released into the air from various sources.
Exceptional Events Program
The normal planning and regulatory process established by the Clean Air Act is not appropriate for some exceptional events.
Lead-Based Paint Program
Establishes procedures and requirements for the accreditation of training programs for lead-based paint activities and renovations, procedures, and requirements for the certification of individuals and firms engaged in lead-based paint activities and renovations, and work practice standards for performing such activities.
Modeling Program: Air Quality
Modeling is used to estimate the effectiveness of control programs and determine if they are worth the cost of implementation.
Healthy Hospitals Initiative
Developed in a collaborative effort with the national Practice Greenhealth program and Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association to focus on eliminating the use of mercury.
Permitting Guided Tour (Permit Wizard)
A tool designed to assist individuals and companies involved in activities regulated by DEQ to identify the permits, licenses, registrations, and certifications required for those activities.
Access to information and links to DEQ’s permitting system.
Drinking Water Energy (Cost) Savings Program
An online handbook designed to provide water system operators and managers with ideas on how to save a significant amount of money by reducing the cost of power necessary to provide water to their customers.
Drinking Water Plan Review Program
The Plan Review Program reviews and approves engineering plans for public drinking water projects. Plans are reviewed for conformance with rules and common engineering practices.
Brownfields are real property where the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of contamination.
Clandestine Drug Lab Cleanup Program
In response to clandestine drug labs and their potential health effects associated with residual methamphetamine in the environment, the Utah State Legislature passed the Illegal Drug Operations Site Reporting and Decontamination Act.
Red Tag Program (UST)
Large red delivery prohibition tags are placed on tanks that are not eligible to receive deliveries.
Site Assessment and Emergency Response Program
The initial phase of the federal Superfund program that performs preliminary assessments and field investigations of potentially contaminated sites to determine whether they should be included on the National Priorities List.
Regulated industry, permitted facilities, waste transporters and others are required by federal and/or state laws or regulations to report chemical spills and other environmental incidents within certain time frames, depending on the type of incident.
A federal environmental program established by the U.S. Congress to address abandoned hazardous waste sites within the United States.
Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Program
The Program oversees UST notification, installation, inspection, removal, and compliance with State and Federal UST regulations concerning release prevention and remediation.
Utah State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
In response to EPCRA planning requirements, the Utah legislature enacted the Hazardous Chemical Emergency Planning and Information Act, which established SERC to carry out all EPCRA requirements.
Voluntary Cleanup Program
Promotes the voluntary cleanup of contaminated sites, and the redevelopment of brownfields and other impacted sites by providing a streamlined cleanup program.
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 of Waste Management and Radiation Control every even year by March 1.
Hazardous Waste Generators
The DWMRC provides an outreach program for small businesses that generate less than 2,200 pounds of hazardous waste per month.