Utah Penalties and Liabilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-2-115, UCA 76-3-203, UCA 76-3-204, and Utah Administrative Rules (R)307-130-2

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Asbestos: UCA 19-2-115

Hazardous materials motor carriers: UCA 72-9-303, UCA 72-9-701, and UCA 72-9-703

Pesticides: UCA 4-14-8, UCA 4-14-13, R68-7-14, and R68-7-15

Solid and hazardous waste: UCA 19-6-112 and UCA 19-6-113

Hazardous waste: UCA 19-6-113

Solid waste: UCA 19-6-607, UCA 19-6-804, UCA 19-6821, and UCA 19-6-822

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): UCA 19-1-303, UCA 19-6-407, UCA 19-6-408, UCA 19-6-416, UCA 19-6-416.5, UCA 19-6-425, and R311-208-3 to 311-208-5

Used oil: UCA 19-6-721 and UCA 19-6-722


Drinking water: UCA 19-4-109 and R309-405-4

Groundwater: UCA 73-3b-402

Laboratory certification: R444-14-8

Water pollution: R317-1-8 and UCA 19-5-115

Workplace safety and health: UCA 34A-6-307

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF)

Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

Labor Commission of Utah Utah Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah law provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental and motor carrier safety rules.

Utah is a "state plan" state.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's various divisions are responsible for administering and enforcing the state's environmental regulations.


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