On the Record Review: Efficiency for Environmental Permit Appeals in Utah and Other Recent Developments at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Holtkamp, James A.; Christiansen, Steven J.; Houcleshel, Megan J.
May 2013
Utah Bar Journal;May/Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p18
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the challenges and efficiency for environmental permits that is issued by the six divisions of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). It informs about two bills hat were proposed in the 2012 legislative session including Senate Bill 21 (SB 21) and Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) for maintaining consistency in decision-making and eliminating the boards' multifunction conflict of interest. It mentions that statues would increase the efficiency of the DEQ.


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