Category: Compliance Outreach Newsletter (Air Quality)

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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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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