NEWS: Op-ed: Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day by keeping up the momentum in Utah

Kevin Emerson and Kenner Kingston Deseret News 10/04/2017 Today is Energy Efficiency Day, a nationwide day to recognize and celebrate this abundant, cost-effective energy resource. Energy efficiency is a Utah ethic and a priority for our state. As a community, we save money and use energy resources wisely when we …

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NEWS: Commentary: There is no question that air pollution is bad for your health

Jessica Reimer Salt Lake Tribune 9/18/2017 In our world where ‘alternative facts’ hold water and scientific evidence is pushed to the side, it is paramount that our state policymakers weed through the noise and identify critical information to support strong policies. Utah policymakers can generally be commended for doing so …

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Commentary: Energy transparency ordinance will benefit our economy and health

By Robert Best and Jonathan Ruga  The Salt Lake Tribune August 27, 2017   Salt Lake City Municipal Corporation is rapidly emerging as a national and global leader in improving air quality, addressing climate change and promoting clean energy. As businesses with a global reach and local Salt Lake City …

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Letter to the Editor: Rocky Mountain Power solar study is flawed and incomplete

Written by LISA RUTHERFORD, Ivins, Utah. St. George News August 15, 2017 Solar is finally taking hold in Washington County and in Utah in general. In fact, Utah is the 6th largest solar state in the nation, which surprised me. Even conservative Utah Congresswoman Mia Love’s city of Saratoga Springs, …

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Editorial: Make it easier for everyone to breathe — drive less for a couple days

STANDARD-EXAMINER EDITORIAL BOARD Standard Examiner AUGUST 02, 2017 Today’s forecast for Weber County is orange, according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality. So was Tuesday’s.  And so is Thursday’s. When it comes to the EPA’s Air Quality Index, orange isn’t healthy. So take steps to protect yourself — and others. Essentially, the …

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OP-ED: Rocky Mountain Power’s short-sighted business model

By Ryan Smith Published by Salt Lake Tribune, Jun 24 2017 The term “short-sighted” can mean near-sighted or be used to describe lacking imagination or foresight — the perfect description of Rocky Mountain Power’s (RMPs) proposed net metering fees for home owners who have invested in rooftop solar. The way …

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