Category: Air Quality

June 3, 2020 Agenda: Air Quality

Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: August 5, 2020 Approval of the Minutes May 6, 2020, Board Meeting. Propose for Final Adoption: R307-101-3. General Requirements. Version of the Code of Federal Regulations Incorporated by Reference; R307-210. Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources; R307-214. National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; R307-405-2. …

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Impacts on Air Quality During COVID-19

Impacts on Air Quality During COVID-19

What impact did fewer cars on the road due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, teleworking and social distancing have on Utah air quality? Logan Mitchell, a researcher at the University of Utah, took a look at the data from DEQ’s monitors to find out.

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What you need to know about 2020's ozone season

What You Need To Know About 2020’s Ozone Season

Ozone is formed in Utah when NOx and VOCs break apart under intense sunlight and reform. The formation of ozone is most likely to occur on days with calm winds, no cloud cover and afternoon temperatures above 90 degrees. Here are some ways you can protect your health and reduce your emissions.

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May 6, 2020 Agenda: Air Quality

Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: June 3, 2020 Approval of the Minutes March 4, 2020, Board Meeting. Propose for Public Comment: New Rule R307-422. Emission Offset Requirements in PM2.5 Maintenance Areas. Presented by Liam Thrailkill, Becky Close, and Jon Black. Propose for Public Comment: R307-410. Permits: Emission Impact Analysis. Presented by …

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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 (jpmorris@utah.gov) (801) 536-4079 Compliance Assistant Director Burge, Harold (hburge@utah.gov) (385) 306-6509 Major Source Compliance Section Manager Beem, Cindy (cbeem@utah.gov) (385) 306-6513 Major Source Compliance Leishman, Rob (rleishman@utah.gov) (801) 536-4438 Major Source …

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Saturation Air Toxics Monitoring in Davis County, Utah

A study conducted by the Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) and the University of Utah, where 24-hr time-integrated air samples were collected every third day at three different sites during 2015, showed high levels of formaldehyde and dichloromethane at Bountiful Viewmont (BV) site.

  • Principal Investigators: Nancy Daher (DAQ), Kerry Kelly (U of U)
  • Funding Amount: $191,642
  • Funding Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
  • Funding Program: Multipurpose Grant
  • Study Period: 01/01/2017 – 12/31/2018
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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. 2019 – 2020 Residential Wood Smoke Summary Two warnings were issued by Salt Lake County Health department on Mandatory No Burn Days. Four residences were added to the …

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Inversion Season 2019-2020

Inversion Season 2019-2020

On March 31, DEQ’s Division of Air Quality called an end to the 2019-20 inversion season and stopped issuing its Action Forecasts for PM2.5 pollution. Utah residents have taken air quality seriously. Efforts by citizens and regulators alike have resulted in improved air quality in Northern Utah.

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Air Quality Self-Audit for Small Businesses

Review each question carefully and if you can answer yes to the bolded questions, please pay close attention because you may need to fill out a permit request form (494 KB). Does your process release any dust, fume, gas, mist, odor, smoke, and/or vapor to the outside air? Do you know how much pollution you …

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Dry Cleaning Using Perchloroethylene (perc)
Rule and Guidance Documents

Amendments to 1993 Regulations for Perchloroethylene Dry CleanersRule and guidance documents finalized by the EPA on July 13, 2006. Notification of ComplianceCompliance 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 cleaning machines are …

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Uinta Basin Oil and Gas Engine Electrification Grant

A Targeted Air Shed Grant Program In 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency identified the Uinta Basin as one of the top five most polluted areas for ozone, resulting in an award of $5 million to the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) to reduce emissions from oil and gas operations. DAQ offers incentives for oil …

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March 4, 2020 Agenda: Air Quality

Call-to-Order Date of the Next Air Quality Board Meeting: April 1, 2020 Approval of the Minutes for the November 20, 2019, December 4, 2019, Board Meetings and January 8, 2020, Working Lunch. Propose for Final Adoption: SIP Section X, Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program, Parts B, Davis County, and Part E, Weber County; R307-110-32. Section …

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Tier 3 in Utah image of refinery

Understanding Tier 3 in Utah

Since Gov. Gary Herbert announced that Utah refineries would produce Tier 3 gas, residents have had a lot of questions about the cleaner fuel. In this installment of #IamUtahDEQ video series, we take a ride with Glad Sowards, a policy analyst with Utah’s Division of Air Quality, to answer all your Tier 3 questions.

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