News and Announcements
Data Requirements Rule: 2022 SO 2 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 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 June 2, 2023, for public inspection. If you have any questions or need additional information regarding this submittal, please contact Glade Sowards (firstname.lastname@example.org) at (801) 536-4020.
Charge Your Yard Incentive Program
Lawn care businesses in Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, and Weber counties can receive a discount up to $3,000 to upgrade their gas-powered leaf blowers and string trimmers to battery-powered electric equipment. Visit ChargeYourYard.utah.gov to view full eligibility requirements and to apply!
Northern Wasatch Front Moderate Ozone SIP Public Comment Period
The moderate ozone State Implementation Plan is available with a public comment period from June 1st to July 17th, 2023.
2022 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 2022.
Utah Receives $1,284,587 for three community air pollution monitoring projects
The EPA has selected three Utah groups, including the Department of Environmental Quality, to receive funding to conduct air quality monitoring in communities across Davis and Salt Lake Counties. The projects are focused on communities that are underserved, historically marginalized, and overburdened by pollution.
Senate Bill 136 Status Report for Legislative Interim Committees
Through Senate Bill 136, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality is directed to conduct a study and develop a framework for a Utah-specific diesel emissions reduction program. A status report on the Department’s progress has been provided to the November legislative interim committees.
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.
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.
P.O. Box 144820
Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 536-4000
FAX: (801) 536-4099
State Office Building
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, Utah
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.