Utah Code > Title 19 > Chapter 5 > § 19-5-106 - Executive secretary -- Appointment -- Duties
Current as of: 2010
The executive secretary shall be appointed by the executive director with the approval of the board, shall serve under the administrative direction of the executive director, and has the following duties:
(1) to develop programs for the prevention, control, and abatement of new or existing pollution of the waters of the state;
(2) to advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, the federal government, other states and interstate agencies, and with affected groups, political subdivisions, and industries in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter;
(3) to employ full-time employees as necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter;
(4) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, to authorize any employee or representative of the department to enter at reasonable times and upon reasonable notice in or upon public or private property for the purposes of inspecting and investigating conditions and plant records concerning possible water pollution;
(5) to encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, research, and demonstrations relating to water pollution and causes of water pollution as necessary for the discharge of duties assigned under this chapter, including the establishment of inventories of pollution sources;
(6) to collect and disseminate information relating to water pollution and the prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution;
(7) to develop programs for the management of sewage sludge;
(8) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, to enforce rules made by the board through the issuance of orders which may be subsequently amended or revoked by the board, which orders may include:
(a) prohibiting or abating discharges of wastes into the waters of the state;
(b) requiring the construction of new control facilities or any parts of them or the modification, extension, or alteration of existing control facilities or any parts of them, or the adoption of other remedial measures to prevent, control, or abate water pollution; and
(c) prohibiting any other violation of this chapter or rules made under this chapter;
(9) to review plans, specifications, or other data relative to pollution control systems or any part of the systems provided for in this chapter;
(10) as authorized by the board and subject to the provisions of this chapter, to exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including certification to any state or federal authorities for tax purposes only if the fact of construction, installation, or acquisition of any facility, land, or building, machinery, or equipment, or any part of them conforms with this chapter;
(11) to cooperate, where the board finds appropriate, with any person in studies and research regarding water pollution and its control, abatement, and prevention; and
(12) to represent the state with the specific concurrence of the executive director in all matters pertaining to water pollution, including interstate compacts and other similar agreements.
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Current as of: 2010
(a) It is the duty of each and every company, corporation, or individual, owning, operating, or managing such a company in this state, to send to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, the monthly, quarterly, and annual statements of the operations of such company or individual, if such reports are issued; if not, then such company or individual shall send such reports as may be issued at any special or regular time. The president or chief officer of each and every such company shall, on or before February 1 of each year, make and transmit to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, under oath of the president or chief officer of the company, a full and true statement of the affairs of the company as the same existed on the preceding January 1, in accordance with the direction and schedules prepared and furnished by the department of transportation.
(b) All common carriers shall send a copy of all safety inspection reports of such common carrier's tracks or track system which are prepared for or made by the federal railroad administration to the department of transportation. "Common carrier" is understood not to apply to private in-plant or intra-plant trackage owned or leased by private corporations which do not engage in serving the public as common carriers.
(c) Any officer, agent, or employee failing or refusing to make, under oath, any report required by the department of transportation, within the time required, or failing or refusing to answer fully under oath, if required, any inquiry propounded by the department of transportation, or who shall, in any way, hinder or obstruct the department of transportation, in the discharge of its duties, commits a Class C misdemeanor.
[Acts 1897, ch. 10, §§ 12, 13; Shan., §§ 3059a37, 3059a38; Code 1932, §§ 5413, 5414; Acts 1979, ch. 423, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §§ 65-308, 65-309; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 1995, ch. 305, § 10.]
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