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: R311-203-4d

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


Additional installation: R311-203-3(e)

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

Certification programs: 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

Deductibles and limits: R311-207-2

Claims against the fund: R311-207-2

Payment of claims: R311-207-3

Expense itemization: R311-207-4

Reasonable expenses: R311-207-5

Subrogation: R311-207-6

Consultant fee schedules: R311-207-7

Third-party consultant: R311-207-9

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

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

Vapor recovery: R307-328-4

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 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 ...

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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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