NEWS: Higher wood-burning fines aimed at Utah’s winter inversion days — forecast to start this week

Emma Penrod Salt Lake Tribune December 6, 2017 It’s that time of year: chestnuts roasting on open fires, but this season, with toughened state penalties against wood burning, in hopes that residents will find other ways to make the season bright. If the forecast holds, Utah’s Wasatch Front is due …

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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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