Governing Law and Regulations
Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control Hazardous Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Utah follows the federal hazardous waste disposal rules and has additional state rules in connection with disposal facility permits and fees.
• Administration and enforcement. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal rules in Utah.
DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
Hazardous waste disposal facilities in Utah must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. Utah's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS
The federal land disposal restrictions are in effect in Utah. See the state section LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS/LAND BAN for a review of these hazardous waste disposal ...