Emissions specified here are controlled emissions. The emissions resulting from the application of best available control technology (BACT) or lowest achievable emission rate (LAER).
A general Definition. A source with potential to emit at least 100 tons per year (70 tons in Salt Lake PM2.5 non-attainment area) of any pollutant. See Utah Air Quality Rule, R307-101-2 for precise definition.
Significant emission increases with a major on minor source equal or larger than the values given below. See Utah Air Quality Rule, R307-101-2 for precise definition.
|Pollutant||Tons per Year|
|SO2, NOx, VOC||40|
|Sulfuric Acid Mist||7|
|Total Reduced Sulfur||10|
Major PSD Source
A source emitting, in an attainment area, 250 tons per year or larger of any pollutant. Also any one of 27 source categories that emits in an attainment area at least 100 tons per year. See Utah Air Quality Rule, R307-405 for complete definitions and a list of the 27 categories.
A source that has emission less than a major source. See Utah Air Quality Rule, R307-101-2 for precise definition.
Emissions less than a major modification.