DAR File No. 39117
This notice was published in the March 1, 2015, issue (Vol. 2015, No. 5) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Environmental Quality, Air Quality
Residential Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Devices
Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation
DAR File No.: 39117
Filed: 02/05/2015 04:33:11 PM
NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION
Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:
Rule R307-207 establishes visible emission from residential solid fuel burning devices and fireplaces. The Air Quality Board is required by Subsection 19-2-101(2) to "...achieve and maintain levels of air quality which will protect human health and safety...." In addition, Subsection 19-2-104(1)(a) allows the Board to make rules "...regarding the control, abatement, and prevention of air pollution from all sources and the establishment of the maximum quantity of air contaminants that may be emitted by any air contaminant source...."
Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:
No comments were received regarding Rule R307-207 since the last five-year review.
Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:
Rule R307-207 establishes visible emission standards necessary to control PM10 throughout Utah. In addition. this rule is a component of Utah's State Implementation Plan (SIP), and it cannot be deleted from the SIP without EPA's approval. Therefore, this rule should be continued.
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Environmental Quality
Air QualityRoom Fourth Floor
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3085
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Mark Berger at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4000, by FAX at 801-536-0085, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Bryce Bird, Director
More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2015/b20150301.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.
For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Mark Berger at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4000, by FAX at 801-536-0085, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.