Utah Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS): Utah Administrative Rules (R)307-210

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National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): R307-214

Fugitive particulate matter (PM) emissions: R307-205-1 to 307-205-8

Fugitive particulate emissions in selected areas: R307-309-1 to 307-309-11

Visible emissions: R307-201, R307-206, R307-305, and R307-306

Visible emissions in selected areas: R307-305-3 and R307-306

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions:

Petroleum refineries: R307-326-9

Other industries: R307-344 to 307-351 and R307-354 to 307-355

Regulatory Agency

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has adopted by reference the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. In addition, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has developed its own regulations for the control of fugitive particulate matter emissions, fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, and visible emissions.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Division of Air Quality administers and enforces Utah's air regulations, including those relating to fugitive emissions.

State Requirements


R307-205-1 to 307-205-8

The fugitive emissions provisions under R307-205 apply to sources statewide, except for:

  • Individual facilities specifically listed in Section IX, Part H, of the Utah state implementation plan (SIP)
  • The following agricultural or horticultural activities:

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