Utah Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid and Hazardous Waste Act, Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-6-105 and UCA 19-6-806

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Hazardous waste: Utah Administrative Rules (R)315-263-10 to 315-263-34

Hazardous waste identification number: R315-263-11


Notification: R315-263-30

Spill cleanup: R315-263-31

Written reports: R315-263-30 and R315-263-33

Regulatory Agency

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

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah follows the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations governing transportation of hazardous waste and has stricter requirements for reporting spill incidents. See the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS to review the federal rules. Utah follows the federal regulations for transportation of used oil with some additional requirements. See the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT. For information concerning the transportation of solid waste materials, such as waste tires, see the state section SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Utah has specific state requirements that apply to medical waste. For information on medical waste transportation, see the state section MEDICAL WASTE.

Administration and enforcement. The hazardous waste, used oil, and waste tire transporter rules are administered and enforced by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control.

State Requirements



Transporters of hazardous waste that have not registered for an EPA identification number must apply through Utah's DEQ.




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