Utah TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit standards: Utah Administrative Rules (R)315-270, Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-6-108, UCA 19-6-111, UCA 19-6-117.5 to 19-6-122, and UCA 19-6-201 to 19-6-208

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Permit modifications: R315-124-5

Permit procedural requirements: R315-124

Remedial action plan rules: R315-270-68

Permit application process:

Hazardous waste operation plan: R315-270-10 and UCA 19-6-120

Location standards: R315-103, R315-264-18, and UCA 19-6-201 to 19-6-208

Emergency response and transportation safety standards: R315-103-4

Permit approval: R315-270-10, UCA 19-6-108(3), and UCA 19-6-108(3)(c)(i)


Permit application review fees: UCA 19-6-120

Permit modification and closure fees: UCA 19-6-120(8)

Disposal and treatment facility fees: UCA 19-6-118

Regulatory Agencies

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

Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board (Board)

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 treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit requirements for hazardous waste TSDFs, including those for remedial action plans, but has not included the federal standardized permit provisions. The state also requires information in the application for a permit that is in addition to that required under the federal rules. Unlike the federal rules, Utah requires owners and operators of TSDFs to pay a permit review fee, modification fees, closure fees, and disposal and treatment fees.

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements