Utah Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Exports and imports of hazardous waste: Utah Administrative Rules (R)315-262-50 to 315-262-60

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Exports and imports of universal wastes: R315-273-56 and R315-273-70

Importers of used oil: R315-15-4

Regulatory Agency

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control Hazardous Waste Management Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah follows the federal requirements for exports and imports of hazardous waste. See the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE for more information on these federal requirements.

Utah follows the federal used oil management rules that require transporters that import used oil from abroad or that export used oil outside the United States to follow state used oil rules from the time the used oil enters Utah until the time it exits the state of Utah and adds a recordkeeping requirement. For more information, see the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT. The state's rules for importing and exporting universal waste are the same as the federal rules. See the national section UNIVERSAL WASTES for more information.

Administration and enforcement. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control administers and enforces the hazardous waste importing and exporting rules in Utah.

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