Where does pollution come from?

Pollution in Utah comes from three main sources:

Area: industrial sources like coal fired power plants, mining activities, and manufacturing area
Mobile: cars, trucks, buses, trains, agricultural and construction equipment mobile
Point: small commercial businesses like gas stations and dry cleaners point

While there are several different kinds of important pollutants, there are two main pollutants in Utah whose affect on human health is a concern to us—particulate matter and ozone.