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Data Requirements Rule: 2021 SO2 Emissions Annual Report

Section 51.1205(b) of the Data Requirements Rule (DRR) for the 2010 1-Hour Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) requires that, by July 1 of each year, air agencies submit to the EPA Regional Administrator a report that documents the annual SO2 emissions of each applicable source, beginning with the calendar year after the effective date of the area’s initial designation. As per §51.1205(b), this assessment will be posted on UDAQ’s website for a period of 30 days beginning on May 16, 2022, for public inspection.

2022 Ozone Season Air Quality Outreach Campaign – Grant Solicitation

The Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) is seeking an independent, non-profit organization to conduct an air quality outreach campaign in Utah for the Summer 2022 ozone season. The Division is requesting applications from candidate organizations for a grant of up to $500,000 to support such a campaign. This document outlines the project background and requirements and establishes the process for preparing grant applications. Completed application forms (attached) are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022, and the successful applicant(s) will be selected by no later than Friday, June 17, 2022.

Regional Haze Second Implementation Period SIP (Draft)

Instructions for the Public hearing will be posted by Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Regional Haze SIP was presented to the Air Quality Board on April 6, 2022, and a public comment period was approved. Prior to action by the Air Quality Board, the National Parks Service (NPS) and US Forest Service (USFS) reviewed the documents and provided comments. The public comment period will begin on May 1, 2022, and end on May 31, 2022. A public hearing will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Reducing Summertime Ozone Pollution in Utah

Thank you to those who joined our meetings! For those who weren’t able to join, you can now watch the meeting recordings and view the slides. You can also review the Ozone SIP website where you can explore the interactive emissions inventory tool, and of course, submit your emission reduction ideas.

2021 DAQ Annual Report

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 2021.

R307-401. Permit: New and Modified Sources

Due to the OAR website having problems publishing the R307-401 rule, DAQ is posting the most updated version of the rule on the DAQ website. The rule was last updated and made effective September 3, 2020.

Oil and Gas Sources – Major CAERS update!

The Centralized Air Emissions Reporting System (CAERS) updates on February 3rd. Watch the tutorial and download the new CAERS User Manual here.

Am I in a Non-Attainment Area?

(06/26/2018)—An address and coordinate search tool that shows air quality non-attainment and maintenance areas in Utah.

Bryce Bird, Director

P.O. Box 144820
Salt Lake City, Utah
84114-4820
Phone: (801) 536-4000
FAX: (801) 536-4099

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