Legislative Watch: Let the Sausage-Making Begin

Jessica Reimer Catalyst Magazine January 1st, 2018 Headway predicted for clean air and renewables; climate change to be addressed for the first time. HEAL Utah is a local nonprofit focused on issues at the interface of public and environmental health. HEAL uses smart policy research and the power of grassroots…

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NEWS: EPA labels Utah air-quality problems ‘serious’

Salt Lake Tribune by Emma Penrod May 2, 2017 State officials are mulling new pollution-control measures after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has found Utah out of compliance with air-quality standards. On Friday, the EPA classified the Provo and Salt Lake City metro areas, including Davis and Weber counties and…

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NEWS: Clean Air Advocates Mad At New Utah Law

KNPR March 29, 2017   Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a measure allowing wood burning for cooking on even the worst air quality days. That’s made clean air advocates upset, and the Utah Air Quality Board had asked him to veto it. The board said it would negatively…

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