NEWS: Amid nasty inversion, Utah Legislature outlines clean air initiatives

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue
Deseret News
Published: Feb. 2, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Brian Shiozawa, R-Cottonwood Heights, said the Utah Legislature’s clean air caucus couldn’t have picked a better, or worse, day Thursday to announce a number of clean air initiatives — a day when the state was struggling through one of its worst inversions.

Shiozawa said he is running a resolution to encourage Utah consumers to purchase cars with the highest smog rating possible to reduce emissions — one of multiple ways lawmakers plan to push forward in the battle for clean air.

“It’s a simple resolution, it makes sense, and it is something I hope we embrace as a state,” he said.

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