Category: Air Quality Compliance

  • Compliance Outreach Newsletter

    Current Compliance Outreach Newsletters

  • Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 6
    January 2021

    Statewide Emissions Inventory Program Federal and state laws require the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) to create a comprehensive emissions inventory for point, area, and mobile sources every three years, and annually for some large point sources. The point source emissions inventory for 2020 is due April 15, 2021. The inventory is collected through…

  • Air Quality Compliance Outreach Newsletter Volume 5
    November 2020

    Understanding Utah’s Air Quality Here is a quick overview of the chemicals we look for when monitoring the air and the sources of these pollutants. PM2.5 PM2.5 is the main component of Utah’s wintertime air pollution. PM2.5 refers to microscopic particles, or particulate matter (PM), that have a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers—smaller than pollen…

  • 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…

  • Monthly Activities: Air Quality Stationary Source Compliance

    2020 May 2020 (69 KB) April 2020 (962 KB) March 2020 (1.1 MB) February 2020 (1 MB)

  • Stationary Source Compliance Contacts (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 Assistant Director Burge, Harold ( (385) 306-6509 Major Source Compliance Section Manager Beem, Cindy ( (385) 306-6513 Major Source Compliance Leishman, Rob ( (801) 536-4438 Major Source…

  • 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. 2019 – 2020 Residential Wood Smoke Summary Utah Administrative Code (UAC) R307-302 establishes visible emission standards & specifies when it is permissible to burn solid fuel burning devices…

  • Dry Cleaning Using Perchloroethylene (perc)
    Rule and Guidance Documents

    Record Keeping Forms Dry Cleaner Compliance Calendar

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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. Small Business Technical Assistance Technical Support Onsite Consultations US EPA Information Other Clean Air Act Section 507 Programs Ombudsman Services Contact Eleanor Divver ( (801) 536-0091 Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP) Advises and monitors…

  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs):
    Hazardous Air Pollutants and Small Business

    NESHAPs are regulations that regulate specific processes, like dry cleaners, that use specific chemicals, like perchloroethylene, called a hazardous air pollutant. If you can change your chemicals to a chemical that is not one on the list of HAPs you can avoid the rule. Below are the most commonly used small business NESHAPs with customized…

  • 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…

  • Fugitive Dust Control Requirements for Non-Attainment Areas:
    Stationary Source Compliance

    For Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, and Weber Counties Submit FDCP OnlineFugitive dust is particles of soil, ash, coal, minerals, etc., which becomes airborne because of wind or mechanical disturbance. Fugitive dust can be generated from natural causes such as wind or from manmade causes such as unpaved haul roads and operational…

  • Mandatory No Burn Days:
    Stationary Source Compliance

    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 year. State regulations prohibit residents from burning…

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