Utah's Fine Particulate Air Pollution Problem

24 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last revised: 27 Feb 2015

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Arnold W. Reitze

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: December 11, 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Reitze, Arnold W., Utah's Fine Particulate Air Pollution Problem (December 11, 2014). Utah Law Review, No. 2, 2014; University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 98. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2536928

Arnold W. Reitze (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

3324 S Fallon Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84109-3121
United States
801 278-3541 (Phone)

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