Tag: PM2.5 (Particulate Matter)

Welcome to Air Quality Research Roadmap (AiR2), 2018!

Air2 is an opportunity to discuss, network, and make progress toward scientific solutions to Utah’s unique air quality problems with others in the local research and regulatory spheres. UDAQ will soon establish a yearly grant available to the research community.

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Public Comments Regarding Revisions to Section IX, Control Measures for Area and Point Sources, Part H, Emission Limits

See Public Participation Serious Area PM2.5 State Implementation Plan (SIP) Development for more info. Public Comments Received Big West Oil, LLC. (202 KB) Chevron (737 KB) Compass Minerals (233 KB) Environmental Protection Agency (60 KB) Heal Utah, Western Resource Advocates, Sierra Club Utah Chapter (205.2 MB) Northrop Grumman (113 KB) Rio Tinto Kennecott (22.9 MB) Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company (15 …

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Northern Utah Air Pollution

While Utah enjoys clean air during most of the year, its unique topography and meteorology make it susceptible to elevated levels of fine particulates (PM2.5) during winter inversions and to ozone during the summer months. Winter PM2.5 Utah Winter Fine Particulate Study (UWFPS) 2017 Winter Inversion Study 2016 Summer Ozone Great Salt Lake Summer Ozone …

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Utah Division of Air Quality Applied Research

The State of Utah is home to towering mountain ranges, resource-rich basins, sprawling farmland, and vast deserts. These diverse environments are inhabited by equally diverse people, all of whom are affected by the air quality in our state. Understanding the factors that influence the quality of our air is imperative to mitigating the harmful effects …

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Refreshed Air Quality App Ready For Release

By Jared Mendenhall In December 2017, when the Wasatch Front choked on a ten-day-long inversion that clogged the valleys with PM2.5 pollution, more than 50,000 Utah residents stayed on top of air-quality conditions by using the Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) mobile app: UtahAir. UtahAir delivers hourly air-quality data for two pollutants, PM2.5 and …

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