Category: Air Quality

September 15, 2022, Agenda: Air Quality Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda Call-to-Order Annual Election of Chair and Vice-Chair. Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: October 6, 2022 Approval of the Minutes for the July 6, 2022, Board Meeting Five-Year Review: R307-214. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Presented by Bo Wood. Propose for Final Adoption: Amend R307-401-14. Used Oil Fuel Burned …

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Methodology: Vehicle Miles Traveled Compared to 2-Stroke Lawn Equipment Use

Comparison infographics for ChargeYourYard.utah.gov and the 2-stroke rule were created using the following methodology, using NOx + Volatile Organic Compounds emission for an average 2019 model year passenger vehicle in the Northern Wasatch Front geographic area. Emission Modeling System MOVES version: 3.0.4 MOVES database: movesdb20220105 For Passenger Car: MOVES Onroad Default Scale Time Spans: 2019 …

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July 6, 2022, Agenda: Air Quality Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: September 7, 2022 Approval of the Minutes for the May 4, 2022, Board Meeting Five-Year Review: R307-230. NOx Emission Limits for Natural Gas-Fired Water Heaters. Presented by Bo Wood. Propose for Final Adoption: Amend R307-506. Oil and Gas Industry: Storage Vessel; R307-508. Oil and …

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May 4, 2022, Agenda: Air Quality Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: June 1, 2022 Approval of the Minutes for the April 6, 2022, Board Meeting Five-Year Reviews:R307-105. General Requirements: Emergency Controls.R307-401. Permit: New and Modified Sources.R307-403. Permits: New and Modified Sources in Nonattainment Areas and Maintenance Areas.R307-406. Visibility.R307-410. Permits: Emissions Impact Analysis.R307-414. Permits: Fees for …

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Inland Port Monitoring

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been tasked with establishing baseline conditions for stormwater and air quality within the statutorily defined area of Utah Inland Port (UIP) Authority. In addition, DEQ has been a part of land remediation and clean-up efforts at the North Temple Landfill Redevelopment site. Data collected by DEQ through …

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Lead-Based Paint Program

Lead-Based Paint (LBP) was banned for use in houses in 1978, however, in houses built before 1978, there is a possibility that LBP is still present. Dust from LBP is the leading cause of lead poisoning in children which is a serious and preventable environmental health problem for both children and adults. In children, elevated …

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Available Electric Mowers – 2022 Lawnmower Exchange

Home Depot Electric Mowers Electric mower options include but are not limited to $299 – RYOBI 40V BRUSHLESS 20 IN CORDLESS $449 – DEWALT 20V MAX 21″ PUSH MOWER $449 – GREEN MACHINE 62V CORDLESS $499 – MAKITA 36V 21 COMP SELF PROP MOWER $499 – RYOBI 40V 21″ 2 BATT SP MOWER HP $499 …

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April 6, 2022, Agenda: Air Quality Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: May 4, 2022 Approval of the Minutes for the February 2, 2022, Board Meeting Propose for Public Comment: Amend R307-506. Oil and Gas Industry: Storage Vessel; R307-508. Oil and Gas Industry: VOC Control Devices; R307-509. Oil and Gas Industry: Leak Detection and Repair Requirements; …

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February 2, 2022, Agenda: Air Quality Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: March 2, 2022 Approval of the Minutes for the December 1, 2021, Board Meeting Propose for Final Adoption: Repeal of R307-301. Utah and Weber Counties: Oxygenated Gasoline Program as a Contingency Measure. Presented by Bo Wood. Informational Items. Linkages between Air Quality and the …

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Finding Emission Reductions for Summertime Ozone in the Northern Wasatch Front

We need your help! In an effort to address our ozone pollution, DAQ’s scientists are looking for ideas from the public. We developed an Interactive Inventory tool to allow anyone to explore Utah’s emissions and formulate ideas on emission reduction strategies. How to get involved Read through all background info below Explore the interactive emissions inventory …

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Air Quality
2021 State of the Environment Report

DAQ works to ensure that the air in Utah meets health and visibility standards established under the federal Clean Air Act (CAA).   DAQ responsibilities include: Ensuring the state’s compliance with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and visibility standards at its national parks Enacting rules pertaining to air-quality standards Developing plans to meet federal …

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Particulate Chloride in the Urban Environment

The University of Utah will conduct a study intended to significantly reduce uncertainties regarding the temporal, spatial, and particle size distributions of particulate chloride. Through source apportionment, the study will also identify the dominant sources of this important halogen. These results will provide important emission inventory constraints for future air quality modeling efforts performed by UDAQ and others.

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Perry (University of Utah)
  • Funded by Science for Solutions Research Grant: $75,735
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