Laura Seitz, Laura Seitz, Deseret News
The mayors of Taylorsville, West Valley City and Provo, above, speak with students from Mountain View Elementary School in Salt Lake City during the Utah Clean Cities kick-off event for the 2011 Idle-Free Month on Sept. 1. Idle-Free month encourages motorists to reduce idling time by turning the car off when not in use. Right, Tim Porter, vice principal of Mountain View Elementary School, high-fives students while another student displays the emblem on the back of a safety vest. Below right, Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon was among the luminaries who addressed the students. Far right, third-graders Juan Ruiz, center, and Carmen Rodriguez clap during an "idle-free" rap performed during the kick-off event.
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