Utah's Fine Particulate Air Pollution Problem
24 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last revised: 27 Feb 2015
Date Written: December 11, 2014
The air pollution problem in Utah's Wasatch Front has resulted in several counties being classified as nonattainment for fine particulate matter. This article examines the reasons for the area's air pollution problem and the efforts being made to achieve compliance with the national ambient air quality standard.
Keywords: air pollution, Clean Air Act, nonattainment, particulate matter, PM2.5, Utah, Wasatch Front
JEL Classification: I18, K32, K23, Q25, Q48
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