NEWS: 2018 Legislature will offer smorgasbord of environmental issues

Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News January 27th, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The winter weather, complete with its often hazy skies, is a reminder that once again lawmakers are taking up a variety of pollution-busting measures on Capitol Hill. The bipartisan Clean Air Caucus is tackling measures that include boosting…

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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: Critics say Utah power company’s plan violates EPA ruling

Published by Herald & Review From Al Hartmann via the Salt Lake Tribune and Associated Press April 8, 2017   SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah power company has come under fire by critics who say its latest 20-year strategic plan contains elements that would violate federal law. Rocky…

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NEWS: Rocky Mountain Power plans major wind turbine expansion

Salt Lake Tribune By: Emma Penrod Published 4/4/2017   Wyoming wind will be powering more Utah homes by 2021, Rocky Mountain Power announced Tuesday. The state’s largest provider of electricity said it plans to build a $3.5 billion wind generation and transmission project in southwestern Wyoming over the next three…

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