Thanks to constituents (like you!), Congress voted to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), a program that compensates nuclear weapons development and testing victims, by two years. This extension is a great first step to preserving and expanding RECA, but it still falls short.
Individuals (like you!) can also influence policy that affects your health and quality of life by speaking up and becoming community lobbyists.
Every year we see more and more individuals redefining what it means to be a lobbyist who places community, accountability, and people over profit, setting the foundation for an era of greater democracy up on Capitol Hill.
7 Days down, 38 to go! Last week, we saw the introduction of over 400 bills, the Governor’s priorities for the session, and the initial movement on environmental policies.
Day one of the 2023 legislative session has officially ended. Let’s break down everything you need to know about this year’s session, including our priorities, why the session is so important, and ways for you to take action.
Looking for ways you can get more involved in your community? From neighborhood cleanups and festivals to supporting local businesses and organizations, here are 10+ ideas you can use to give back to our community this month.
The Utah Division of Transportation (UDOT) has recently initiated the public outreach phase of their environmental study of the I-15 corridor between Farmington and Salt Lake City. UDOT launched the overall environmental study to propose solutions for projected transportation needs in surrounding communities.
“We want to know when dust is coming in, where it’s hitting communities, how to install monitors in the best places,” said Alex Veilleux, a policy associate with HEAL Utah.
HEAL plans to lobby lawmakers to do a comprehensive study of dust pollution, including sources beyond the lake. And it’s a concept that might receive support — Cox has requested $160,000 to study the lakebed dust issue.
Did you know that your old car can help support our work in advancing climate solutions, fighting for clean air, and transitioning to clean energy?
ur partnership with CARS gives you an easy way to donate your vehicle to support our work — and free up some space!
With many Southern Utahns partaking in holiday travel and shopping, Valdez told St. George News that they should consider “chaining (their) adventures.”
“So that means that when you need to go grocery shopping, hit up the bank, go see Mom and Dad – try to do those things in one run instead of going to one, going back home and then heading to the others,” she said.
Whether you’re a fan of Utah’s so-called Greatest Snow on Earth or not, winter is here, and so are the Wasatch Front’s famous inversions.
Every year almost without fail, we are hit with inversions as we prepare for the busy holiday season. But what are inversions? And what can we do collectively to clean our air?