Tag: UST (Underground Storage Tanks)

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Keeping an Eye on Underground Storage Tanks

Out of sight, out of mind. The old adage reminds us that ignorance is bliss. Luckily for Utah residents, the engineers and scientists at DEQ’s Division of Environmental Response and Remediation are not ignorant of one important out-of-sight risk—underground storage tanks.

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Compliance Section

Certificate of Compliance Owners and operators of regulated petroleum underground storage tanks must qualify their tanks to receive a Certificate of Compliance. Close an UST How to close underground storage tanks in Utah. Forms for Underground Storage Tanks Various forms important for underground storage tank owners and operators. How to Prepare for UST Compliance Inspections …

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Remediation and Abatement:

This page contains links to various remediation documents and their descriptions. Consultants Certification Manual (4MB) (2009) Cleanup Levels Analytical Methods (55 KB) (7/13) To be used when sampling at Underground Storage Tank sites. Summary of Groundwater and Soil Cleanup Screening Levels (14 KB) (05/16/06) Cleanup screening level information for soil and groundwater samples dated November 1, 2005; became …

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Releases from Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Heating Oil Tanks (UHOTs):
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUST) Program

The Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) has entered into an agreement with the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) to assume oversight of petroleum releases from above ground storage tanks (ASTs) and underground heating oil tanks (UHOTs). This agreement consolidates and clarifies the roles of each Division, making more efficient use of State resources. …

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Contractor Certification Program:
(UST)

UST Rules R311-201 requires individuals working on Underground Storage Tank systems to be certified by DERR. Applicants for first time Certification for Groundwater/Soil Sampler, UST Remover, and UST Installer must attend a Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) approved course or equivalent. Those whose certification has been expired for more than two years must …

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Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Program

Jump to: Comments and Questions Requirements for Owner/Operators of UST Systems Underground Storage Tanks: Description UST Program: Utah UST Regulations: Accomplishments UST Releases (Leaks) The Utah State Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program is a branch of the Department of Environmental Quality. The primary goal of the UST Program is to protect human health and the …

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Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Program

The purpose of the Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program is to ensure that Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) containing petroleum products are managed in accordance with federal and State laws and regulations. Leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) can contaminate soil and groundwater, and groundwater accounts for about 96 percent of Utah’s drinking water. In addition, …

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Petroleum Brownfields Program

“Brownfields” is the term used to describe property where reuse or redevelopment is complicated due to known or perceived environmental contamination. These properties are often difficult to revitalize, which can stall economic growth due to fear of liability or a lack of funding to investigate or cleanup. There are several types of brownfields depending on …

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