Utah Brownfields regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Brownfields: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Utah Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP): Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-8-101 to 19-8-120

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Eligibility: UCA 19-8-105

Application: UCA 19-8-107

Application rejection: UCA 19-8-106

Voluntary agreement: UCA 19-8-108

Termination of agreement: UCA 19-8-109

Works plans and reports: UCA 19-8-110

Additional permits: UCA 19-8-114

Certificate of completion: UCA 19-8-111

Release from liability: UCA 19-8-113

Cleanups before May 5, 1997: UCA 19-8-118

Apportionment and contribution: UCA 19-8-119

Enforceable written assurances: Utah Administrative Code Rules (R) 311-600-1 to 311-600-21

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Environmental Response and Remediation

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. Utah has established the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) to address the redevelopment of contaminated sites in the state.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Environmental Response and Remediation administers and enforces the VCP in Utah. The DEQ also assists local governments and other qualified parties with applications for federal brownfields grants, and provides letters of support for brownfields applicants. For more information regarding federal brownfields programs, see the national section BROWNFIELDS.

State Requirements



UCA 19-8-105

The VCP applies to sites that have contaminants, including Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) hazardous substances, solid and hazardous wastes, petroleum wastes, and ...

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