Category: Air Quality Compliance

Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 4
July 2020

Area Source Rule R307-361 – Architectural Coatings Fact Sheet Overview Architectural coatings are paints and other related products used for homes and buildings. The Utah Division of Air Quality, R307-361, was adopted to as part of a package of rules designed to help minimize pollution. The rule applies to any person who supplies, sells, offer …

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Stationary Source Compliance Contacts

DAQCompliance@utah.gov (801) 536-4000 Main Phone (Reception Desk) (801) 536-4099 FAX Number (801) 536-0091 Eleanor Divver, Business Assistance Coordinator Alphabetical by Employee Name Phone Section Morris, Jay (801) 536-4079 Compliance Branch Manager Perkins, Barbara (801) 536-0221 Compliance Branch Secretary Burge, Harold (385) 306-6509 Major Source Compliance Beem, Cindy (385) 306-6513 Major Source Compliance Krebs, Jason (801) …

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Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 3

The Annual Report is intended to provide an overview of Utah’s air quality, as well as the Division of Air Quality’s organization, activities, and progress throughout 2019. View the Report (4 MB) 2019 – 2020 Residential Wood Smoke Summary Utah Administrative Code (UAC) R307-302 establishes visible emission standards & specifies when it is permissible to …

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Dry Cleaning Using Perchloroethylene (perc)
Rule and Guidance Documents

Amendments to 1993 Regulations for Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaners Rule and guidance documents finalized by the EPA on July 13, 2006. Notification of Compliance Compliance Report and Notification Form. This notification is to be submitted to the Utah Division of Air Quality on or before 30 days after start-up of new, used, or if additional dry …

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Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 2

The Wood-Burn Program The Wood-Burn Program is designed to prevent particle pollution by restricting or banning wood burning during inversion periods. Emissions from wood-burning stoves and fireplaces contribute to the particulate pollution that builds up during temperature inversions. Inversions form when a dense layer of cold air is trapped under a layer of warm air. …

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Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 1

Compliance Program Protects Air Quality Did you know that there are over 1,500 stationary emission sources in Utah, along with several hundred federal and state air quality rules and regulations that cover these sources? Our program, which includes inspections, compliance assistance, and enforcement, protects the public and the environment from air pollution and assists businesses …

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Small Business Environmental Assistance Program:
Air Quality Research Program

The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program helps small businesses with permitting assistance, emission calculations, technical issues, regulator interpretation, and pollution prevention techniques. Eleanor Divver, Business Assistance Coordinator: (801) 536-0091 Call Toll Free: (800) 270-4440 TDD Number: (800) 346-4128 or 711 Small Business Technical Assistance Technical Support Emission Calculations Pollution Prevention Techniques Technical Issues Understanding the …

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Stationary Source Compliance

Air Quality Compliance section is responsible for ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met for major and minor source for Utah State land. The Compliance section completes inspections, audits, and enforcement actions in accordance with the Utah Clean Air Act. Utah State Business that produce Air Emissions are inspected to ensure that they are complying …

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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. While these no-burn days are typically called during the winter inversion season of November 1st to March 1st, they may be called anytime throughout the …

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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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Regulations for Residential Open Burning:
Stationary Source Compliance

Open Burn Permit Application Open burning is a source of air pollution that is regulated by the Division of Air Quality (DAQ). There are statewide rules in place that regulate open burning activities to help minimize emissions and ensure that the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are met. Recent modifications to these rules change …

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Solid Fuel Burning Devices:
Stationary Source Compliance

This information pertains to statewide residential fireplaces and solid fuel burning devices, including fireplaces and wood, pellet, and coal burning stoves. Residential fireplaces and solid fuel burning devices contribute particulate matter emissions to the atmosphere. To minimize the amount of emissions from these devices, they are regulated by a visible emission standard (opacity). When operated …

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