DAR File No. 38043

This notice was published in the November 1, 2013, issue (Vol. 2013, No. 21) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Environmental Quality, Radiation Control

Rule R313-38

Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Well Logging

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 38043
Filed: 10/07/2013 08:13:23 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Section 19-1-106 created the Radiation Control Board (Board) within the Department of Environmental Quality. Subsection 19-3-104(4) provides that the Board may make rules necessary for controlling exposure to sources of radiation that constitute a significant health hazard.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

There have been no comments since the last five-year review. The Division of Radiation Control Director has recommended to the Board that this rule be continued.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

The Radiation Control Board has determined that there is a need to write rules to control the use of radiation sources that constitute a significant health hazard. This rule specifies the regulatory requirements for radiation sources used in Well Logging operations. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Environmental Quality
Radiation ControlRoom Third Floor
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3085

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Spencer Wickham at the above address, by phone at 801-536-0082, by FAX at 801-533-4097, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Authorized by:

Rusty Lundberg, Director



Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2013/b20131101.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Spencer Wickham at the above address, by phone at 801-536-0082, by FAX at 801-533-4097, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].