News: Coal miners, families pack Salt Lake hearing on regional haze

Amy Joi O’Donoghue
Deseret News
January 26, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — Hundreds of vocal coal miners and their families packed a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hearing Tuesday, urging federal adoption of a state plan addressing regional haze in Utah’s national parks and wilderness areas.

The federal alternative, they argued, would only make the Wasatch Front’s air pollution problem worse because they would be forced to relocate to the metropolitan area due to lost jobs. …

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