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New Red Tag Program
No more tank tags! Starting in 2013 the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) will discontinue issuing tags to be placed on underground petroleum storage tanks to show they are eligible to receive deliveries of fuel or other regulated substances.
From now on, large red "delivery prohibition" tags will be placed on tanks that are NOT eligible to receive deliveries.
These are tanks whose certificate of compliance has lapsed or has been revoked, and tanks that have never qualified for a certificate of compliance. The 2012 Utah legislature changed the Utah Underground Storage Tank Act to create the new "red tag" program.
The DERR will continue to issue a certificate of compliance each year. You should be sure to keep the certificate on site, but it will not be necessary to have it posted for deliveries. Delivery drivers will only have to see that a delivery prohibition tag is not in place to verify that a tank is eligible to receive deliveries. You should also remove all the tags issued for previous years from your tanks.
Delivery prohibition tags will also be placed on a new tank during the installation process, to help ensure that no unauthorized deliveries are made to the tank before it qualifies for a certificate of compliance. When the new tank does qualify for a certificate, the DERR will issue the certificate and a letter authorizing the removal of the delivery prohibition tag.
If you have questions, please contact DERR UST section at (801) 536-4100.