Category: Air Quality

Clean Air Mercury Rule

The Clean air Mercury Rule was signed on May 18, 2005. It targets coal-fired electrical generating units larger than 25 MW. It sets nation-wide caps: 38 tons/yr in 2010 (Phase I) and 15 tons/yr in 2018 (Phase II) and beyond (down from an estimated 48 tons in 1999.) Each state has been allocated a cap …

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Stationary Source Compliance

Major and Minor Source Compliance sections are responsible for ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met. This is done through inspections, audits, and enforcement. Industrial sources are inspected to ensure that they are complying with the rules. Division of Air Quality rules and policies are intended to achieve voluntary compliance, to encourage continuous compliance, to …

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Mandatory No Burn Days:
Stationary Source Compliance

Stationary Source Complaints (801) 536-4000 Burn Status The Utah Division of Air Quality issues mandatory no burn actions when fine particulate pollution builds up to unhealthy levels during winter inversions. The no-burn period extends from November 1st to March 1st. State regulations prohibit residents from burning wood or coal on no burn days. Regulations cover …

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Regulations for Solid Fuel Burning Devices:
Stationary Source Compliance

Regulations for Solid Fuel Burning Devices These regulations cover Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, and Weber Counties and include fireplaces and wood, pellet, and coal burning stoves. Winter inversions trap microscopic particles called PM2.5 in the air. The use of solid fuel burning devices, such as fireplaces wood, pellet, and coal burning …

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