Utah Hazardous Air Pollutants regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Hazardous Air Pollutants: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP): 40 CFR 61, 40 CFR 63, and Utah Administrative Rules (R) 307-214

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Permitting requirements for hazardous air pollutants (HAPs): R307-410-5

HAP emissions inventory: R307-150

Regulatory Agency

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

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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.

State Requirements

PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS

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 ...

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