Utah Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Utah Underground Storage Tank (UST) Act: Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-6-401 to 19-6-429 and Utah Administrative Rules (R)311-200-1 to 311-212-11

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Notification: R311-203-2

Fees: UCA 19-6-411, R311-203-3, and R311-203-4

Registration fees: R311-203-4

Installation permit fees: UCA 19-6-411 and R311-203-3

Installation permits: R311-203-3

Testing requirements: R311-203-5

Secondary containment: R311-203-6

Inspections: R311-203-7

Certificate of compliance: R311-206-3

Delivery prohibition: R311-206-8 and R311-208-4

Closure: R311-204-1 to 311-204-5

Closure plan: R311-204-2

Professional certification: R311-201-1 to 311-201-10

Application: R311-201-3

Renewal: R311-201-5

Reciprocity: R311-201-10

Operator training: R311-201-12

Financial responsibility: R311-206-1 to 311-206-10

Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Trust Fund: R311-207-1 to 311-207-9

PST Loan Fund: R311-212-1 to 311-212-11

PST Cleanup Fund: R311-209-1 to 311-209-3

Regulatory Agency

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 ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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