Tag: 2021 Annual Report (SOE)

Air Quality
2021 State of the Environment Report

DAQ works to ensure that the air in Utah meets health and visibility standards established under the federal Clean Air Act (CAA).   DAQ responsibilities include: Ensuring the state’s compliance with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and visibility standards at its national parks Enacting rules pertaining to air-quality standards Developing plans to meet federal …

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Environmental Response and Remediation
2021 State of the Environment Report

The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) works to prevent environmental contamination and restore land to beneficial use by partnering with communities and industry.  DERR’s programs provide a wide variety of cleanup and environmental response services.   DERR Responsibilities include: Managing the state’s Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) and Brownfields programs, services that facilitate the cleanup …

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Waste Management and Radiation Control
2021 State of the Environment Report

The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) works continuously to ensure the proper management of solid and hazardous waste, guarantees the safe management of radioactive materials, provides education and outreach, and promotes recycling efforts. DWMRC works closely with facilities to clean up waste-contaminated areas and establishes permit and licensing conditions that ensure that …

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Water Quality
2021 State of the Environment Report

The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) safeguards Utah’s surface and groundwater through programs designed to protect, maintain, and enhance the quality of Utah’s waters. To ensure that the state’s waters meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act and Utah Water Quality Act.  DWQ responsibilities include: Developing water-quality standards Issuing discharge permits, inspecting facilities, and …

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