DAR File No. 42673

This rule was published in the April 1, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 7) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Environmental Quality, Air Quality

Section R307-110-12

Section IX, Control Measures for Area and Point Sources, Part C, Carbon Monoxide

Notice of Proposed Rule

(Amendment)

DAR File No.: 42673
Filed: 03/09/2018 12:01:44 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

Incorporate changes to the Utah State Implementation Plan, Section IX, Part C, Carbon Monoxide into Air Quality rules.

Summary of the rule or change:

The purpose of this revision to the Provo Area CO Attainment-Maintenance Plan is to: 1) show continued attainment of the CO NAAQS for a second 10-year term, as required by the Clean Air Act; and 2) to adopt an alternative CO monitoring method that does not utilize the traditional gaseous analyzer to determine compliance with the NAAQS. The alternative monitoring method will utilize an annual review of the traffic volume near the current location of the North Provo monitoring station.

Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Section 19-2-104

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

This rule change may have a direct fiscal benefit on the state budget. The Division of the Air Quality will no-longer maintain a carbon monoxide air quality monitor in North Provo, and will, instead, rely on already existing Utah Department of Transportation traffic counter equipment.

local governments:

This rule change will not have an impact on local governments. These proposed changes do not alter previously existing requirements. The proposed changes are related to the method of monitoring carbon monoxide in Provo City.

small businesses:

This rule change will not have an impact on the small businesses. These proposed changes do not alter previously existing requirements. The proposed changes are related to the method of monitoring carbon monoxide in Provo City.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

This rule change will not have an impact on persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities. These proposed changes do not alter previously existing requirements. The proposed changes are related to the method of monitoring carbon monoxide in Provo City.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

This rule change will not have an impact on compliance costs for affected persons. These proposed changes do not alter previously existing requirements. The proposed changes are related to the method of monitoring carbon monoxide in Provo City.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

After conducting a thorough analysis, it was determined that this proposed rule amendment will not result in a fiscal impact to businesses.

Alan Matheson, Executive Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office 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:

  • Thomas Gunter at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4419, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

05/01/2018

This rule may become effective on:

06/06/2018

Authorized by:

Bryce Bird, Director

RULE TEXT

Appendix 1: Regulatory Impact Summary Table*

Fiscal Costs

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

State Government

$0

$0

$0

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Person

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Costs:

$0

$0

$0





Fiscal Benefits




State Government

$32,500

$32,500

$32,500

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Persons

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Benefits:

$32,500

$32,500

$32,500





Net Fiscal Benefits:

$32,500

$32,500

$32,500

 

*This table only includes fiscal impacts that could be measured. If there are inestimable fiscal impacts, they will not be included in this table. Inestimable impacts for State Government, Local Government, Small Businesses and Other Persons are described above. Inestimable impacts for Non - Small Businesses are described below.

 

Appendix 2: Regulatory Impact to Non - Small Businesses

This rule will not financially affect any businesses in Utah, large or small. Additionally, local government and persons will not be affected. There will be an annual benefit to the State budget of approximately $32,500.00. By removing the monitoring site, the state eliminates 610 operator hours ($29,300.00 for and Environmental Scientist II) and $3,200.00 of operation costs.

 

The Executive Director, Alan Matheson, has reviewed and approved this fiscal analysis.

 

 

R307. Environmental Quality, Air Quality.

R307-110. General Requirements: State Implementation Plan.

R307-110-12. Section IX, Control Measures for Area and Point Sources, Part C, Carbon Monoxide.

The Utah State Implementation Plan, Section IX, Control Measures for Area and Point Sources, Part C, Carbon Monoxide, as most recently amended by the Utah Air Quality Board on [November 3, 2004]June 6, 2018, pursuant to Section 19-2-104, is hereby incorporated by reference and made a part of these rules.

 

KEY: air pollution, PM10, PM2.5, ozone

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [December 8, 2016]2018

Notice of Continuation: January 27, 2017

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 19-2-104


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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Thomas Gunter at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4419, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.