Tag: Compliance

Compliance Section:
(UST)

Certified UST Contractors Individuals and companies certified by DERR to perform specific work on Underground Storage Tanks. Certificate of Compliance Owners and operators of regulated petroleum underground storage tanks must qualify their tanks to receive a Certificate of Compliance. Certification Manuals Study guides and reference material for the UST certification program. Certification Program: UST Who …

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Oil and Gas App Streamlines Inspection Process

By Whitney Oswald Imagine being an oil and gas compliance inspector and needing to head out into the field for a few days to inspect many sites. Before even heading out to the field, you have to spend quite a bit of time prepping for your trip. Identifying what sites you want to visit, getting …

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DEQ Ombudsman Advocates for the Public, Ensures Fair Outcomes

By Paul Harding The Utah Department of Environmental (DEQ) strives to provide exceptional service in all we do, but this is especially true in the areas of environmental permitting and inspection. Part of that commitment to exceptional service is responding to concerns or complaints from the public and businesses. That’s where I come in: in …

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Hazardous Waste: DEQ Protects the Public through Inspections, Education

By Alex Pashley Almost everything we do creates some kind of waste. While many wastes are relatively benign, some are hazardous and need to be regulated to protect public health and the environment. As a hazardous waste inspector for the Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste (DSHW), I evaluate the hazardous …

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