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Utah needs legislation to clean up ‘smoggy day’ recesses

This legislative session, clean air advocates and citizens mean to change this dangerous bit of Utah law, thereby returning to the local population the power to craft... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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EPA inventory highlights 'toxic' releases; Utah is No. 2 spot in the nation

A national inventory conducted by the EPA details the amount of toxic chemicals handled by companies in the manufacturing process, including how much is recycled and... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Residents decry, praise proposed wood burning ban at Salt Lake hearing

The second hearing on a proposed ban on residential wood burning in the areas where the state struggles with winter pollution drew crowds Thursday night. People... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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5 things to know about Obama's next climate move: methane

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its latest move to combat global warming, this time trying to rein in heat-trapping methane gas that escapes from oil... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Is Utah ready for the nation's toughest wood-burning ban?

The Utah Air Quality Board has proposed the toughest regulation in the United States on wood burning, banning it altogether for nearly half the year in the state's... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2015

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10 states say EPA tribal boundary ruling needs full review

Ten other states are urging a federal court to review from scratch the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision that Riverton and surrounding lands in... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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