If all roads lead to clean energy in Utah, some municipalities such as West Valley City are leaning toward taking an alternative path to reach it.
This Green Earth is a weekly, hour-long program that focuses on the environment and environmentalism. Co-hosts Christopher Cherniak and Nell Larson explore the science, politics, economics and ethics behind the environment, natural resources, and sustainability.
As of this article, Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, the Rare Earth Mineral Position, is currently making its way through Utah’s General Legislative Session. The resolution encourages that we “take full advantage of the essential critical minerals and rare earth elements found in the state of Utah.”
Utah environmental organizations are teaming up with state legislators to allow medical professionals to list air pollution as a formal cause of death on a death certificate.
#RoundtableTuesday with Risshan Leak and Lara Jones brings you STEM Labs with Craft Lake City, call for ACCESS Scholars at the UoU, #ThePeoplesBusiness with the League of Women Voters of Utah and HEAL Utah. Plus, the RadioACTive team wraps its coverage of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.
“We can’t know any individual’s cancer was caused by radioactivity,” explains Scott Williams, former executive director of HEAL Utah, a nonprofit advocacy group focused on the environment and public health, “but we do know that some people’s cancer risk was increased by radioactivity.”
The Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah), a local environmental policy nonprofit, has been awarded $200,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency under its Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement …
SALT LAKE CITY — In an effort to reduce air pollution, the Utah Transit Authority announced all fares on its services will be free in February.
Poor air quality along the Wasatch Front has been found to decrease life expectancy by two years on average, yet Utah doesn’t collect data about the human toll of dirty air.
Community Co-Host Nick Burns talks water, land and other environmental issues with the Utah Rivers Council, Great Basin Water Network and the Center for Biological Diversity. News of the new Utah 30×30 Coalition. HEAL Utah tips for beating the inversion