Utah Environmental Protection Agency regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Environmental Protection Agency: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air Conservation Act, Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-2-101 to 19-2-127

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Safe Drinking Water Act, UCA 19-4-101 to 19-4-112

Hazardous Substances Mitigation Act, UCA 19-6-301 to 19-6-326

Underground Storage Tank Act, UCA 19-6-401 to 19-6-429

Radiation Control Act, UCA 19-3-101 to 19-3-320

Solid and Hazardous Waste Act, UCA 19-6-101 to 19-6-123

Solid Waste Management Act, UCA 19-6-501 to 19-6-506

Waste Tire Recycling Act, UCA 19-6-801 to 19-6-824

Lead acid batteries disposal laws, UCA 19-6-601 to 19-6-607

Used Oil Management Act, UCA 19-6-701 to 19-6-723

Water Quality Act, UCA 19-5-101 to 19-5-123

Voluntary cleanup program: UCA 19-8-101 to 19-8-120

Administration regulations: Utah Administrative Rules (R) 305-1 to R305-3

Air quality regulations: R307

Drinking water regulations: R309

Environmental response and remediation regulations: R311

Radiation control regulations: R313

Water quality regulations: R317

Solid and hazardous waste regulations: R315

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Identification (ID) Numbers:

Generator: R315-5-1.12

Transporter: R315-6-1.11

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF): R315-7-9.2 (interim status) and R315-8-2.2

Used oil management: R315-15

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

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. In Utah, the counterpart to EPA is DEQ. DEQ is responsible for protecting Utah's land, water, and air from pollution. Utah's Legislature explicitly expresses a policy that Utah's environmental regulations may not be more stringent than the federal ...


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