Tag: Small Business

Used Oil Permitting

All companies handling used oil must either obtain a permit or be registered. A permit is needed to operate as an off-specification used-oil fuel burner, processor or re-refiner, transporter, or transfer facility. Registration is required for people or companies acting as used-oil collection centers or fuel marketers. Permit and registration requirements are detailed in Used …

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Solid Waste Permitting

Businesses may only dispose of or incinerate solid waste at permitted facilities in compliance with Utah’s Solid Waste Rules. Non-hazardous solid waste generally consists of municipal garbage, industrial waste, or construction/demolition debris. New and expanding disposal sites, including on-site industrial facilities, must obtain permits, and all facilities are subject to inspection. Nearly all landfills are …

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Radiation Control Permitting

Most companies or individuals who handle radioactive materials must be licensed or registered with the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control. The Division is responsible for environmental monitoring and radon study, uranium mill tailings and low-level waste management, materials licensing and inspection, and x-ray registration and inspection programs. Process Overview Applicants for specific radioactive …

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Hazardous Waste Permitting

Permits are required for those who treat, store or dispose of hazardous waste before any activities occur. Certain exemptions are available for large and small quantity generators. Emergency permits can also be obtained under specific circumstances. Small Business Assistance Form (2.1 MB) Small Business Assistance Program Facility Information Form (39 KB) Best Management Practices (1 …

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Water Quality Permitting

Facilities that produce, treat, dispose of or otherwise discharge waste water may need permits from the Division of Water Quality. The Environmental Protection Agency has delegated authority to Utah to administer its own water quality regulatory programs which EPA still runs in many other states. Necessary Permits Surface Water Discharge Permits Discharging waste water to …

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Permitting Process

Environmental Permits resources includes information on how to schedule a Pre-design Meeting to introduce your new business to DEQ’s permitting process and information on DEQ’s environmental permits that are required if your company releases pollutants to the air, land, or water, or if you store, treat, or dispose of hazardous or solid wastes. Online Permitting …

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Underground Storage Tank Permits

Menu: Contacts Fees Process Overview Time Required Storage Tank Permits Underground storage tank owners and operators must register all tanks with the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation. Petroleum tanks must have a Certificate of Compliance and a current year’s tank tag. Permanent tank closure requires prior approval. Certification also is required for individuals who …

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Air Quality Permitting

The Permitting Branch is responsible for issuing permits to commercial and industrial pollution sources in Utah. A New Source Review Approval Order (AO) is required if emissions of criteria pollutants are five tons per year or greater, or hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions are greater than 500 pounds per year for an individual HAP or …

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Drinking Water Permitting

Water systems serving 25 or more people for more than 60-days yearly, or having 15 or more residential connections year-round, are subject to Utah Public Drinking Water Rules and must obtain a permit known as an approval. General Plan Approval Process Process Overview Systems developing their own water supply must meet state standards by submitting …

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DEQ’s CAP Bridges the Gap with Small Businesses

By Paul Harding The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is committed to working with small businesses to safeguard the quality of our air, land, and water. But we are also committed to helping these businesses understand the environmental regulations that affect their operations, listening to their concerns, and exploring strategies and technologies that can …

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