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 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.
FUGITIVE PM EMISSIONS
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: —Burning ...