Governing Law and Regulations
Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Utah has developed an air emissions permitting program that requires any source that will or might be expected to become a source of air pollution, or a modification to an existing source of air pollution, to submit an application for construction. Unless specifically exempted, sources are required to receive an approval order before construction and/or operation. In addition, major sources are required to comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD), depending on the type and quantity of emissions and the attainment status of the site's location. See the state section NEW SOURCE REVIEW for additional information on major source construction permitting requirements.
Minor sources must operate under the terms and conditions outlined in ...