Governing Law and Regulations
Utah Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP): Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-8-101 to 19-8-120
Eligibility: UCA 19-8-105
Application: UCA 19-8-107
Application rejection: UCA 19-8-106
Voluntary agreement: UCA 19-8-108
Termination of agreement: UCA 19-8-109
Works plans and reports: UCA 19-8-110
Additional permits: UCA 19-8-114
Certificate of completion: UCA 19-8-111
Release from liability: UCA 19-8-113
Cleanups before May 5, 1997: UCA 19-8-118
Apportionment and contribution: UCA 19-8-119
Enforceable written assurances: Utah Administrative Code Rules (R) 311-600-1 to 311-600-21
Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Environmental Response and Remediation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Utah has established the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) to address the redevelopment of contaminated sites in the state.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Environmental Response and Remediation administers and enforces the VCP in Utah. The DEQ also assists local governments and other qualified parties with applications for federal brownfields grants, and provides letters of support for brownfields applicants. For more information regarding federal brownfields programs, see the national section BROWNFIELDS.
VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM
The VCP applies to sites that have contaminants, including Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) hazardous substances, solid and hazardous wastes, petroleum wastes, and ...