Episode #8: Rural Utah: Why Is it Struggling?

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Matt goes solo on this week’s show. He expounds upon a terrific Sunday story in the Salt Lake Tribune about Escalante, exploring the critical question: Is it fair to blame rural Utah’s struggles on federal policies which ban or limit fossil fuel extraction? Click here for the Trib story.

You have until Aug. 25 to take a stand for ‪#‎cleanenergy‬ before it’s too late. Let Rocky Mountain Power and officials know that you’d like more solar and wind power: Make your voice heard – click here to weigh in!


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NEWS: Utah assails Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News March 1, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY — President Obama’s Clean Power Plan mandating carbon reductions from existing power plants across the country has been assailed by Utah and other states as an unprecedented attack on coal that falls outside the scope of the Clean Air…

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2014 Accomplishments!

Thank you for helping us make 2014 a productive year for our efforts to protect Utah’s public health and environment. Below is a list of what we — and you — accomplished! Before we get to that, we wanted to thank our donors, volunteers, citizen activists, fellow non-profit partners, and…

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