Governing Law and Regulations
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 incorporated by reference the federal National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), including the source-specific NESHAPs known as maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards. In addition, the state has additional requirements for the permitting of hazardous air pollutant (HAP) sources and the submittal of a HAP emissions inventory.
• Administration and enforcement. Utah DEQ administers and enforces the national HAP regulations and the state regulations.
R307-401-1 and R307-410-5
Owners or operators installing a new source or modifying an existing source in a manner that will alter the type or quantity of pollutants emitted must submit a notice of intent and receive an approval order from DEQ before initiating construction, modification, or relocation of the source. For more information on permitting air pollution sources, see the state sections AIR EMISSIONS PERMITS and NEW SOURCE REVIEW.
Sources of HAPs must provide documentation of the increase in HAP emissions before receiving an approval order. The following information must be submitted with the notice of intent:
- Estimated maximum pounds per hour emissions ...