News: Visiting feds ask for local input on long-overdue Utah haze proposals

Emma Penrod
The Salt Lake Tribune
January 23, 2016

Federal environmental officials will descend on Salt Lake City next week to request Utahns’ help in solving a long-running dilemma — determining whether the state’s regional haze implementation plan meets EPA expectations.

The Environmental Protection Agency in December called for the public’s input on two federal proposals for addressing the state’s plan for clearing the skies in its national parks. The 60-day public comment period is ongoing and has already yielded tens of thousands of comments, but environmentalists and state officials hope Tuesday’s public hearing will draw allies out of the woodwork. …

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