Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board Holds November 2018 Meeting

On November 9, 2017, the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board held a regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. MT in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The meeting, which was open to the public, was held in Conference Room 3132, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Board Room, in the Multi Agency State Office Building that is located at 195 North 1950 West in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Agenda

The following items, among others, were on the agenda for the November 2017 Board meeting:

I.   Call to Order

II.   Approval of Meeting Minutes for the October 12, 2017 Board Meeting (Board Action Item)

III.   Underground Storage Tanks Update

IV.   Low-Level Radioactive Waste Section

  1. EnergySolutions, LLC request for a site-specific treatment variance from the Hazardous Waste Management Rules. EnergySolutions seeks authorization to treat by stabilization waste containing High-Subcategory Mercury.  (Board Action Item)
  2. EnergySolutions, LLC request for a site-specific treatment variance from the Hazardous Waste Management Rules. EnergySolutions seeks authorization to receive Cemented Uranium Extraction Process Residues for disposal.  (Board Action Item)
  3. EnergySolutions, LLC request for a site-specific treatment variance from the Hazardous Waste Management Rules. EnergySolutions seeks authorization to dispose of waste containing hazardous constituents and PCBs as Underlying Hazardous Constituent.  (Board Action Item)

V.  Other Business

  1. Miscellaneous Information Item
  2. Scheduling of Next Board Meeting

VI. Adjourn

Background

The Board—which is appointed by the Utah Governor with the consent of the Utah Senate—guides development of Radiation Control policy and rules in the state.

The Board holds open meetings ten times per year at locations throughout the state.  A public comment session is held at the end of each meeting.

Copies of the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board meeting agendas and packet information can be found at http://www.deq.utah.gov/boards/waste/meetings.htm.  

For additional information, please contact Rusty Lundberg, Deputy Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, at (801) 536-4257 or at rlundberg@utah.gov.

Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board Holds September Meeting

On September 8, 2016, the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board held a regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. MT in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The meeting, which was open to the public, was held in Conference Room 1015, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Board Room, on the first floor of the Multi Agency State Office Building that is located at 195 North 1950 West in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The following items, among others, were on the agenda for the September 2016 Board meeting:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Meeting Minutes for the August 15, 2016 Board Meeting (Board Action Item)

III.    Underground Storage Tanks Update

  1. Underground Storage Tank Rules
  2. Approval to Proceed with Formal Rulemaking and 30-Day Public Comment Period for Changes to the Underground Storage Tank Rules R311-200, R311-201, R311-202, R311-203, R311-206 and R311-212 (Board Action Item)
  1. X-Ray Program
  1. Exemption Request for the Sensus SRT-100 Machine from the Requirements of R313-30-3(3), R313-30-3(4), R313-30-3(5) and R313-30-3(6) (Board Action Item)
  2. Report to Legislature
  3. Review of Comments and Final Approval of the Evaluation of Closure, Post-Closure and Perpetual Care for Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment and Disposal Facilities, Report to Legislature (Board Action Item)

 

VII.   Other Business

  1. Miscellaneous Information Item
  2. Scheduling of Next Board Meeting

 

VIII.  Adjourn

 

The Board—which is appointed by the Utah Governor with the consent of the Utah Senate—guides development of Radiation Control policy and rules in the state.  The Board holds open meetings ten times per year at locations throughout the state.  A public comment session is held at the end of each meeting.

Copies of the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board meeting agendas and packet information can be found at http://www.deq.utah.gov/boards/waste/meetings.htm.

For additional information, please contact Rusty Lundberg, Deputy Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, at (801) 536-4257 or at rlundberg@utah.gov.