Tag: State Implementation Plan (SIP)

Cornerstone (Kennecott’s Expansion Project):
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Jump to: Current Activities and Recent Decisions Public Participation Introduction In 2011 Kennecott Utah Copper LLC announced a proposal to expand the life of its Bingham Canyon Mine located in the southwest Salt Lake County. The expansion project, called “Cornerstone,” included widening the Bingham Canyon pit to accommodate operations focused on the mining and processing …

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Concentrator Request: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Addition of an Ore Grinding Line and an Ore Sorting Plant Public comment is being sought through August 18, 2011 on Kennecott’s request to install and operate a fifth ore grinding line and an ore sorting plant at the Copperton Concentrator. The new equipment will consist of an ore sorting plant with a baghouse, a …

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HC Estates Monitoring Data: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Quarterly Reports: Bingham Canyon Mine Particulate Matter Monitoring Data: Hi-Country Estates PM10 Concentrations (ug/m,3) Statistics April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 Monthly Mean 13.343 19.087 22.839 Maximum Daily PM10 31.109 43.804 37.289 2nd Highest Daily PM10 31.091 37.349 36.199 Quarterly Arithmetic Mean 18.718 Statistics July 2013 August 2013 September 2013 Monthly Mean 27.126 28.765 22.547 …

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Document Repository: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC Projects

Jump to: Approval Order Issued Air Quality SIP Amendment This page provides links to documents associated with the various regulatory decisions by DEQ. Approval Order Issued (June 27, 2011) Final Permit Complete and Final Notice of Intent Final Notice of Intent Cover—1.0 Introduction 2.0 Description of Emission Sources 3.0 Emissions Summary 4.0 Offset Requirements Evaluation …

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SIP Amendments: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

By a vote of 5-4 in its May 4, 2011 meeting, the Air Quality Board approved the Amendment to the Utah State Implementation Plan, Emission Limits and Operating Practices, Section Ix.H.2.h, and to amend Rule R307-110-17, Section IX and Part H. The issue before the Board was whether or not the 2005 PM SIP (currently …

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Sections:
State Implementation Plan (SIP)

Foreword Historical development of the SIP. Last Amended: Early 1980s EPA Approved: Early 1980. Section I: Legal Authority (5 KB) Identifies statutory authorizations for development of the SIP. Last Amended: Early 1980s EPA Approved: Early 1980s Section II: Review of New and Modified Air Pollution Sources (5 KB) New or modified sources of air pollution …

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State Implementation Plan (SIP)

Jump to: Nonattainment and Maintenance Area information Foreword SIP Foundation Sections Introduction To protect public health, the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C Section 7401) requires that federal standards be set to limit the maximum levels of pollutants in the outdoor air. Each state is responsible for developing plans to demonstrate how those standards will be …

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TSD’s for PM2.5 Serious SIP Salt Lake

Inventory General PM2.5 Emission Inventory Preparation Plan  (690.86 KB) SMOKE Emissions Processing (619.08 KB) Episodic Inventories General Episodic Inventory Overview (110.94 KB) Point Sources Episodic PM2.5 Serious SIP Point Source Inventory (89.17 KB) Development of Projection Data for Military Installations (70.11 KB) PM2.5 SIP Projection Data (11.89 KB) *Episodic Point Source Emission Data Area Sources Area Source Episodic Inventories (293.81 KB) …

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TSD’s for PM2.5 Serious SIP Provo

Menu Public Participation: Serious Area PM2.5 State Implementation Plan (SIP) Development TSD PM2.5 Serious SIP Provo Point Source Emissions Base Year Overview Area Source Emissions Area Source Baseline Inventory On-Road Mobile Source Emissions TSD for On-Road Mobile Sources: PM2.5 Emissions Inventory for Baseline Year of 2014 Covering Utah County Non-Road Mobile Source Emissions TSD for …

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Ozone: EPA Designates Marginal Nonattainment Areas in Utah

The Wasatch Front and parts of the Uinta Basin were designated as Marginal nonattainment areas for ozone this week by the EPA. A Marginal designation is the least stringent classification for a nonattainment area and doesn’t require the state to submit a formal State Implementation Plan (SIP).

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DEQ Budget Priorities 2018: Putting Our Values into Action

By Scott Baird The 2018 Utah Legislature kicks off its 45-day session today, marking the start of an exciting and occasionally hectic time for all of us at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Although we are neutral players in the legislative process, our directors and scientists are available 24/7 to answer questions, provide …

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Air Quality: New Ozone Standard Designed to Protect Public Health

By Jay Baker On October 1, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set a new National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone, lowering it from 75 to 70 parts per billion (ppb). The change was based on thousands of scientific studies that demonstrated the need for a lower standard to protect public health …

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