Tag: PM2.5 (Particulate Matter)

PM2.5 Logan Maintenance Plan:
Technical Support Documents

General Inventory General Inventory Preparation Plan (743 KB) Episodic Inventories Episodic Inventory Overview (76 KB) Point Source Episodic Inventory (79 KB) Area Source Episodic Inventory (165 KB) Non-Road Mobile Source Episodic Inventory (1 MB) On-Road Mobile Sources Episodic Inventory (289 KB) Baseline and Projected Inventories General Baseline and Projected Inventories Overview (201 KB) Point Source …

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PM2.5 Salt Lake City Maintenance Plans:
Technical Support Documents

General Inventory General Inventory Preparation Plan (743 KB) Episodic Inventories Episodic Inventory Overview (76 KB) Point Source Episodic Inventory (79 KB) Area Source Episodic Inventory (168 KB) Non-Road Mobile Source Episodic Inventory (1 MB) On-Road Mobile Sources Episodic Inventory (273 KB) Baseline and Projected Inventories General Baseline and Projected Inventories Overview (204 KB) Point Source …

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PM2.5 Provo Maintenance Plans:
Technical Support Documents

General Inventory General Inventory Preparation Plan (743 KB) Episodic Inventories Episodic Inventory Overview (76 KB) Point Source Episodic Inventory (79 KB) Area Source Episodic Inventory (167 KB) Non-Road Mobile Source Episodic Inventory (1 MB) On-Road Mobile Sources Episodic Inventory (273 KB) Baseline and Projected Inventories General Baseline and Projected Inventories Overview (208 KB) Point Source …

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Uinta Basin

Related Links: 2017 Statewide Oil & Gas Emissions Inventory 2014 Air Agencies Oil and Gas Emissions Inventory Oil & Gas Source Registration Ozone in the Uinta Basin Particulate Matter The Uinta Basin lies in the northeast corner of Utah and is bounded on the north by the Uinta Mountains, on the south by the Tavaputs …

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Uinta Basin Particulate Matter

PM2.5 UDAQ began monitoring PM2.5 in Vernal in December 2006. During the 2006-07 winter season, PM2.5 levels exceeded the new PM2.5 health standard that became effective in December 2006. The PM2.5 levels in Vernal were similar to other areas in northern Utah that experience wintertime inversions. The State of Utah is in the process of …

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Particulate Matter Overview

Serious Area PM2.5 State Implementation Plan (SIP) Development PM2.5 PM10 Current Air Quality Interactive Products Interactive Data Explorer Interactive PM Trend Chart Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) Particulate matter (PM), also known as particle pollution, is a complex mixture of small solid particles and liquid droplets in the air. Some particulate matter, like soot, smoke, …

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Inversions

Under normal atmospheric conditions, air is warmer near the ground and colder at higher altitudes. In a temperature inversion, the situation “inverts,” and cold air at the surface gets trapped under a layer of warmer air. During the winter, snow-covered valley floors reflect rather absorb heat, preventing the normal vertical mixing of warm and cold …

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Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) Overview

PM2.5 particulates are fine, inhalable particles or droplets with a diameter of 2.5 microns or smaller. These fine particulates, which are about 30 times smaller than the width of a human hair, can travel deeply into the lungs and cause both short-term and long-term health effects. While larger PM10 particulates can compromise respiratory and cardiac …

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PM2.5 Moderate Area State Implementation Plans (SIPs) (2009-2014)

Jump to: Background Nonattainment State Implementation Process Area Designations and SIP Call Moderate SIP Goals and Deadlines Stakeholder Process Subpart 1 Moderate Area SIPs Subpart 1 SIP Control Measures Court Decision Subpart 4 Moderate Area SIPs Logan PM2.5 SIP Salt Lake PM2.5 SIP Provo PM2.5 SIP Emission Limits and Operating Practices for Large Stationary Sources …

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Area Designations:
PM2.5 State Implementation Plan Development

Nonattainment designation is determined by the EPA when an area or areas within a state persistently exceed the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. The EPA has designated "nonattainment areas" for Particulate Matter having an aerodynamic diameter of 2.5 microns (μm) or less (PM2.5). The three EPA designated areas include: Provo, Utah Logan, Utah and Franklin …

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Public Comment:
PM2.5 State Implementation Plan Development

Public comments are a critical part of the decision making process. The Department of Environmental Quality and its divisions and boards are committed to using the public notice and comment process to improve the decisions they make. The most effective comments: Request actions the agency has legal authority to make. Provide new information the agency …

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Area Source Rules:
PM2.5Moderate SIP

The following rules were adopted as part of the overall emissions control strategy for the PM2.5 SIPs. The rules themselves can be accessed online. R307-202 Emission Standard: General Burning R307-204 Emission Standard: Smoke Management R307-208 Outdoor Wood Boilers R307-221 Emission Standard: Emission Controls for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills R307-302 Solid Fuel Burning Devices R307-303 …

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PM2.5 Air Trend Plots

PM2.5 data has been collected at most monitoring stations since 2000. Like PM10, maximum values also tend to occur during wintertime inversions. Also like PM10, trends are somewhat difficult to evaluate because weather plays such a large role in the data collected from year-to-year. This is why the standard is evaluated over a three year …

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Serious Area PM2.5 State Implementation Plan (SIP) Development (2017-2019)

The Serious PM2.5 SIP Development is very much an iterative process. The technical foundation of any SIP involves numerous emissions inventories, air quality modeling assumptions, potential emission controls, and ever-fluctuating design values recorded throughout the air monitoring network. The PM2.5 Implementation Rule is very prescriptive about how these numbers must fit together to comprise an …

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