Governing Law and Regulations
Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) UST Compliance Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has adopted the federal rules for underground storage tanks (USTs), in compliance with the federal 2015 UST regulations, with additional regulations that establish a trust fund that satisfies a portion of the financial responsibility requirements for participating owners.
Tank owners and operators must notify the state of all regulated USTs, pay fees, obtain a certificate of compliance, maintain compliance with regulations, upgrade tanks when required, report any releases, remediate contamination, and remove ...