Category: Air Quality

Ozone Overview and Standard
Moderate Area Ozone SIP

Ozone Overview What is Ozone? Ozone in the Uinta Basin Current Air Quality Ozone is a colorless gas comprised of three oxygen atoms. It is not emitted directly into the air as a gas but is formed through a chemical reaction between nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the presence of sunlight. …

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Ozone State Implementation Plan (SIP) Process
Moderate Area Ozone SIP

Overview Read about the Utah SIP Overview Within two years after setting or revising NAAQS for criteria pollutants, the EPA must designate areas as meeting (attainment) or not meeting (nonattainment) the air-quality standard. The EPA’s final designations are based on the most recent three years of air-quality monitoring data, recommendations from the state, and additional …

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Reasonably Available Control Measures (RACM) Process
Moderate Area Ozone SIP

RACM Overview Under the Clean Air Act, all areas designated Moderate nonattainment for the 2015 8-hour ozone standard are required to implement RACM for point, area, off-road, and on-road source categories. RACM applies only to those point sources not already addressed as part of a RACT analysis. RACM implementation is required to be as expeditiously …

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August 5, 2020 Agenda: Air Quality

Call-to-Order Annual Election of Chair and Vice-Chair. Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: September 2, 2020 Approval of the Minutes June 3, 2020, Board Meeting. Propose for Final Adoption: R307-410. Permits: Emissions Impact Analysis. Modeling of Criteria Pollutant Impacts in Attainment Areas. Presented by Liam Thrailkill and Catherine Wyffels. Propose for Public Comment: …

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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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Marginal Ozone Inventory Technical Support Documents

Note: Excel workbooks and files are available upon request. 2017 Marginal Ozone Inventory Technical Support Document Northern Wasatch Front Area Source & Oil and Gas (20 KB) Non-Road Mobile (217 KB) Non-Road Mobile for Oil and Gas (344 KB) Off-Road Mobile for Oil and Gas (101 KB) On-Road Mobile (55 KB) Point Source (31 KB) …

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