Utah Admin. Code R317-15-2 - Definitions

Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021

In addition to the general definitions in Section R317-1-1, the following definitions apply for purposes of this Rule R317-15 only:

"Applicable discharge and water quality requirements" mean requirements in the Utah Water Quality Act, Utah Code Ann. Title 19, Chapter 5, and rules made thereunder that are equivalent to the requirements of 33 U.S.C. Sections 1311, 1312, 1313, 1316 and 1317 and regulations promulgated thereunder.

"Applicant" means a person who applies for a license or permit issued by an agency of the federal government to conduct an activity that is subject to Certification under Section 401.

"Blanket Certification" or "Blanket" means an exemption from the requirement to obtain an individual Water Quality Certification for certain activities deemed insignificant effect on water quality and may be issued to Section 404 nationwide or regional general permits.

"Licensing or permit agency" means an agency of the federal government to which application is made for a license or permit that is subject to Certification.

"Section 401" means Section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. Sections 1251 to 1387.

"State Water Quality Certification" or "Certification" means Certification by the director under Section 401 that a proposed discharge will comply with applicable discharge and water quality requirements. A Certification may be a Blanket or individual Certification that may contain conditions.


Utah Admin. Code R317-15-2

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