Tag: UST (Underground Storage Tanks)

  • Compliance Section

    Comments and Questions All questions and comments about this page may be directed to David Wilson (djwilson@utah.gov).

  • Lists: Underground Storage Tanks Branch

    Read about the Underground Storage Tank Lists.

  • Remediation and Abatement

    This page contains links to various remediation documents and their descriptions. Cleanup Levels Investigation Corrective Action Other Programs Comments and Questions All questions and comments may be directed to Michael Pecorelli (mpecorelli@utah.gov).

  • Releases from Above Ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Heating Oil Tanks (UHOTs): Leaking Petroleum Storage Tanks (LPST) 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.…

  • Contractor Certification Program:

    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…

  • Environmental Assurance Program

    The purpose of the Environmental Assurance Program (EAP) is to ensure that Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs) are managed in accordance with federal and State laws and regulations. Leaking PSTs (LPSTs) can contaminate soil and groundwater, and groundwater accounts for about 96 percent of Utah’s drinking water. In addition, toxic and potentially explosive petroleum vapors can…

  • 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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