Utah’s (invisible) summertime blues

In Utah’s northern valleys, it’s hard to ignore our air pollution during the winter – our inversions trap small particulate matter (PM2.5) that becomes visible when it builds up, creating that brown, dirty haze over our communities, and cause red air days that keep our children inside during recess. But…

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NEWS: Air Apparent: Improving Utah’s air quality

Heather Beers Utah Business May 3rd, 2018 Towering peaks—frosted in winter white, robed in summer green—provide a stunning backdrop for those who work and live along the Wasatch Front. These same summits, however, contribute to a not-so-pretty aspect of working and living in Utah: poor air quality. Winter’s murky inversions…

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NEWS: Utah’s air ranked among worst in US, again

Hailey Higgins News4Utah April 18th, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) Utah’s air continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons, once again on the list of states with the worst air quality. The American Lung Association released their 2018 “State of the Air” report and several cities made the list. The Salt…

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NEWS: Utah regulators say lax Trump EPA rules actually helping air quality

Leia Larsen Standard-Examiner April 9th, 2018 OGDEN — Despite alarms being sounded nationally by environmental advocates, Utah regulators say the Trump administration’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hasn’t done much to derail efforts in improving the state’s air quality. This week, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality fielded numerous questions from concerned citizens and reporters…

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