Tribune Editorial: Utah’s air isn’t getting better fast enough

Editorial Board Salt Lake Tribune Jan 7, 2018 Utah’s recent history with air quality comes down to this: We’re headed in the right direction, but the road is getting steeper. So it is with news that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially notified Utah officials that areas in seven counties are …

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NEWS: Despite the inversion, Utah’s air is actually better than it used to be

LEIA LARSEN Standard-Examiner SUNDAY , JANUARY 07, 2018 – 5:15 AM The Wasatch Front ended 2017 in the thick of another inversion. Meanwhile, Utah Sen. Todd Weiler found himself in a Twitter storm about air quality. The Republican lawmaker took to the platform to remind Utahns that inversion pollution has …

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NEWS: Utah’s air pollution woes unlikely to clear up before 2024, state scientists say

Emma Penrod Salt Lake Tribune January 5, 2018 Even with tougher pollution standards in place, it could be many years before all Utahns are guaranteed clean, healthy air. Scientists working for the state Division of Air Quality say they haven’t yet been able to develop an effective pollution-control plan that …

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NEWS: Proposed vehicle emissions test would affect drivers in Utah County

 Lisa Nico KUTV Wednesday, December 27th 2017   (KUTV) – Lawmakers are proposing a bill that would require drivers of all vehicles in Utah counties with some of the poorest air quality to pass emissions tests. If passed this upcoming legislative session, diesel drivers in Utah County would be directly …

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EDITORIAL: There’s a little silver in the dank gray inversion lining

Deseret News editorial board Deseret News Published: December 15, 2017 The smothering blanket of gloom brought by the current weather pattern brings forth the prospect of a not-so-white Christmas, along with an elevated discussion about what the upcoming session of the Utah Legislature might do in the way of improving …

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NEWS: Fight the Salt Lake City Inversion with SLC Air Protectors

Kelli Case  Utah Stories December 11, 2017 How does it sound to work with your neighbors to advocate for a healthier environment here in Utah? Would you like to help bring about cleaner air this winter? Perhaps you’re interested in lobbying politically, or maybe it sounds more fun to dig your …

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