Cache Valley Daily
Posted: January 20, 2017
By Jennifer Steele Christensen
Cache Valley’s air quality has been a hot topic this week, with in-depth discussions taking place both at Utah State University and at Logan City Hall. While the presenting organizations have been varied, their message is the same—air pollution is a serious threat to public health that must be addressed.
With more than 60% of Utahns living in areas susceptible to air pollution—especially in Cache County and along the Wasatch Front—efforts are underway statewide to urge lawmakers to take immediate, bold action. Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m., a rally will be held on the south steps of the Utah State Capitol to reinforce this growing “Clean Air, No Excuses” battle cry.
The event, said Cherise Udell, founder of Utah Moms for Clean Air, is being hailed as an opportunity to “apply political pressure to legislators that want to keep their heads in the smog, while also offering support to those awesome legislators willing to uphold their civic oath to protect the families of Utah.”
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