News and Announcements

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.

2019 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 2019.

Request for Proposals – Science for Solutions Research Grant

The Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) is seeking proposals for air quality research projects that help achieve UDAQ’s goals and priorities for the upcoming 2021 fiscal year. Learn more about the Science for Solutions Research Grant and the Request for Proposals (RFP).

This opportunity opens November 4, 2019, and closes on January 17th, 2020.

Utah Year-round Air Quality Outreach Campaign Grant – Grant Solicitation

(07/03/19)–The Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) is seeking an independent, non-profit organization to conduct a year-round air quality outreach campaign in Utah for the State’s FY2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). 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 are due by Friday, July 26, 2019, and the successful applicant(s) will be selected by Friday, August 9, 2019.

Data Requirements Rule: 2018 SO2 Emissions Annual Report

(06-17/19)–§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 air agencies to submit an annual report that documents the annual SO2 emissions of each applicable source to the EPA Regional Administrator by July 1 of each year, beginning with the calendar year after the effective date of the area’s initial designation. The 30-day public inspection period ends at 5:00 pm on July 18, 2019. Download the report (787 KB).

2018 State of the Environment Report

Utah continues to make significant progress towards understanding and addressing the causes of seasonal air pollution. Increased public awareness and legislative funding for research have provided important support for the DAQ in its ongoing efforts to reduce pollution, improve air quality, and protect public health.

Wood Stove Conversion Assistance Program

(8/23/2018)–Residents may be eligible to receive up to a $3,800 incentive to convert their existing fire place or wood stove into a natural gas or propane device.

Employer Based Trip Reduction Webinar November 1

During the next EBTR webinar, we will discuss details of the “Clear the Air Challenge.”

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.

UWFPS Final Report

(04/24/2018)—A comprehensive review of the Utah Winter Fine Particulate Study (UWFPS), an aerial study that took place during winter of 2017

2017 Emissions Inventory

(02/08/18)—The Utah Division of Air Quality has implemented an online, web-based method of emissions inventory submittals.

Oil & Gas Source Registration

The registration process will help UDAQ identify oil and gas facilities on state lands, thereby increasing the resolution of oil and gas emissions inventories and allowing for more comprehensive compliance assessments.

Volkswagen Settlement

The State of Utah will become a beneficiary of over $35 million from the Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust, part of a settlement with VW for violations of the Clean Air Act.

Conversion to Alternative Fuel Grant Program

The Conversion to Alternative Fuel Grant Program allows businesses that convert vehicles to run on natural gas, propane, or electricity to apply for a grant of up to $2,500 to offset the cost of installation.

The PM2.5 SIP (The Requirements of Serious Nonattainment)

Utah Winter Fine Particulate Aircraft Study

Understanding the factors that influence the quality of our air is imperative to mitigating the harmful effects of poor air quality on public health.

2015 Air Toxic Study

Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) are air pollutants that are known to cause or suspected to cause serious, adverse health effects. They come from a wide variety of industrial, residential, and mobile sources.

Bryce Bird, Director

Bryce Bird, Director

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

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