Tag: Regulatory Programs

Radioactive Materials Regulatory Program

The authority to regulate radioactive materials within Utah is based on an agreement with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The Agreement, which made Utah an “Agreement State,” was signed in 1984 and later amended in 1990, 2004, and 2007. The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) is the state agency that regulates …

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Pollution Prevention: A Cornerstone of Sustainability

 By Frances Bernards and Paul Harding As environmental scientists with DEQ’s Business Assistance Program (BizHelp), we help businesses realize the environmental and cost-saving benefits of pollution prevention, known as P2. National Pollution Prevention Week, held Sept. 15-21, 2014, celebrates P2, the practice of reducing or eliminating pollution at the source. P2 became America’s official policy …

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