Press Release: Environmental Group Condemns Regional Haze Ruling

PRESS RELEASE****PRESS RELEASE****PRESS RELEASE Monday morning, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the EPA’s request for a motion to stay Utah’s Regional Haze Ruling. The ruling postpones the installation of vital pollution control technologies on two of Utah’s coal plants indefinitely.  In June of 2016, the EPA ordered Rocky Mountain …

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NEWS: State of Utah, utility company challenging EPA regulations to reduce haze at national parks

COURTNEY TANNER The Salt Lake Tribune Sept 02 2016 The state of Utah and the utility company PacifiCorp are fighting a federal mandate that aims to reduce pollution at national parks. The two entities filed separate petitions for review — the first step in an appeal — with the 10th …

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That Time 250 Coal Miners Crashed a Hearing

Ever spend weeks carefully planning something and then have 250 unexpected guests show up – and then do exactly the opposite of what you’d hoped? Me neither. Until last Tuesday. You may recall our emails and calls urging our supporters to attend a key public hearing on Jan. 26 at …

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BLOG: That Time 250 Coal Miners Crashed a Hearing

Ever spend weeks carefully planning something and then have 250 unexpected guests show up – and then do exactly the opposite of what you’d hoped? Me neither. Until last Tuesday. You may recall our emails and calls urging our supporters to attend a key public hearing on Jan. 26 at …

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NEWS: State releases status quo plan for two old, coal-fired power plants

Brian Maffly Salt Lake Tribune October 1, 2014 Utah environmental regulators on Wednesday unveiled a revised plan for clearing the skies over the state’s national parks, but to environmentalists’ dismay it would do nothing to further cut emissions from aging coal-fired power plants.