Share YOUR Ideas for Limiting Pollution!

Share Your Clean Air Ideas! State air officials have set up a Facebook page for sharing pollution reduction ideas. Check it out! Not sure Utah gets any more beautiful than Wednesday’s sunny spring glory. On such splendid days, it’s hard to remember the wintertime pollution episodes which jeopardize our health. I’m …

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NEWS: Five surprising ways to improve Utah’s inversion pollution

LEIA LARSEN, Standard-Examiner DECEMBER 31, 2016 Wasatch Front residents know wintertime doesn’t just mean shoveling snow and slipping on ice — it also means a sickening buildup of smog. Most Utah residents have also heard that spending less time on the road is the best way to improve air quality …

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NEWS: New EPA chief will impact Utah’s regulations on air pollution, water resources

Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News Dec. 11, 2016  SALT LAKE CITY — President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a host of implications for Utah, which has railed against the federal agency for regulations on air pollution and water resources. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will take …

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NEWS: Environmental groups: Utah Valley lags in environmentally-friendly policy

Katie England Daily Herald 30 August 2016 Utah County needs to catch up in environmentally-friendly policy, according to advocates from multiple Utah environmental advocacy groups. The groups — Utah Valley Earth Forum, Utah Moms for Clean Air, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment and Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah — teamed up …

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NEWS: Arizona business leaders say pollution from Utah is obstructing Grand Canyon views

Emma Penrod Salt Lake Tribune May 25, 2016 A coalition of Arizona businesses has joined the push for additional pollution controls at Utah’s Hunter and Huntington coal-fired power plants, a move they hope will influence the Environmental Protection Agency as the deadline for the agency’s decision on the matter looms. …

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Op-Ed: We can go from fossil-fuel muck into the sunshine

Naomi Franklin The Salt Lake Tribune May 17 2016 When a majority of faculty senators voted to have the University of Utah move away from investments in the fossil fuel industry, a weight began to be lifted from Utah’s long-standing commitment to the business of extracting fossil fuels from our …

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Episode #25: Cory MacNulty, National Parks Conservation Association

Matt and Cory chat about a critically important decision the EPA will soon make about whether to order additional controls on Utah’s coal power plants to control air pollution that threatens our scenic vistas and our families’ health. Click here for information about NPCA, our action alert on the Regional Haze …

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