DAR File No. 43130

This notice was published in the September 1, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 17) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Environmental Quality, Water Quality

Rule R317-15

Water Quality Certification

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 43130
Filed: 08/02/2018 11:05:02 AM

NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION

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

This rule establishes procedures for applying for and processing State Water Quality Certification pursuant to Section 401 of the federal Water Pollution Prevention and Control Act, 33 U.S.C. Section 1341, and consistent with the Utah Water Quality Act, Title 19, Chapter 5.

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

No written comments have been received during and since the last five-year review.

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

The purpose of the State Water Quality Certification is to ensure that the federally permitted or licensed activities will be conducted in a manner that will comply with applicable discharge and water quality requirements in order to maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the State's waters. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

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

Environmental Quality
Water QualityRoom DEQ, Third Floor
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Effective:

08/02/2018

Authorized by:

Erica Gaddis, Director


Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

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/2018/b20180901.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 Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.