Tag: PM2.5 (Particulate Matter)

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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Control Strategies:
Serious Area PM2.5 SIP

Disclaimer 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 …

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Public Participation:
Serious Area PM2.5 SIP

Jump to: Public Comment Period (November 1 – November 30, 2018) Public Comment Period (October 1-October 31, 2018) Public Comment Period (July 1 – August 15) Public Comment Period (May 16 – June 16) Menu Current Air Quality Rule and Plan Changes EPA recently reclassified two of Utah’s three PM2.5 Nonattainment areas from Moderate to …

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