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Therron Blatter, Manager.

Therron Blatter, Manager

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Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801-536-4100
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Underground Storage Tank Branch

Underground Storage Tank Program

The Utah State Underground Storage Tank program is a regulatory branch of the Department of Environmental Quality. Its primary goal is to protect human health and the environment from leaking underground storage tanks (USTs). The UST staff oversees UST notification, installation, inspection, removal, and compliance with State and Federal UST regulations concerning release prevention and remediation. Get more details.

Tank Tip

October 2014 Tank Tip

Facilities with containment sumps located at either the tank or dispenser that cannot pass a hydrostatic tightness test, will increase a facility’s risk value and reduce any potential rebates that could be received from a facility’s annual through-put fee.  Generally sumps fail a hydrostatic test because: 

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If you have questions, call your DERR project manager at 801-536-4100

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Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Program

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Introduction of Ethanol Blended Fuel (E10) Into Utah's Fuel Supply

As part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the U.S. Congress put into place the requirement for increases in the amount of bio fuel (usually ethanol) that must be mixed with gasoline sold in the United States. In response to this requirement, Chevron and other refineries began to produce and sell gasoline containing 10% ethanol (E10) in Utah.