January 3, 2017
On November 2, 2016, the Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) held a meeting to discuss EPA’s pending PM2.5 Serious Non-Attainment Area Designation and potential impacts to sources. UDAQ staff provided information regarding the new applicable regulations, and described the actions the UDAQ will be obligated to take to meet the new requirements according to a December 1, 2016 Trinity Consultants report.
- USEPA will issue a letter to UDAQ establishing the Provo, Salt Lake and Logan Non-Attainment Areas as Serious non-attainment for PM2.5and its precursors.
- UDAQ will send a letter to major sources that a Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and Best Available Control Measures (BACM) analysis is required to be completed.
- Each major source evaluates its processes, existing and available industry specific emission controls, emission limits, and prepares a BACT/BACM analysis for submittal to UDAQ.
- Discussion, negotiation, and finalization of a BACT/BACM review with UDAQ and associated revisions to approval order.
- UDAQ will establish State Implementation Plan (SIP) limits for each major source.
- Each source will be required to apply for Title V permit within 1 year of re-designation of the non-attainment area.
What this means to you
Utah DAQ will send letters advising major sources that Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and Best Available Control Measures (BACM) analysis is required to be completed and submitted to UDAQ
MIRATECH can help
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