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Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA, confirm Perez as labor secretary

The Senate plugged two more vacancies in President Barack Obama's second-term leadership team on Thursday, confirming Thomas Perez as labor secretary and Gina McCarthy... Read more »

July 18, 2013

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For Obama's climate plan, devil is in the details

Frustrated by a recalcitrant Congress, President Barack Obama has vowed to take climate change into his own hands. Now he has to deliver. Read more »

July 15, 2013

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We should value health over profits

Salt Lake City, Utah and Houston, Texas have, to some extent, similar air quality problems. Both cities suffer from an excessive amount of volatile organic compounds... Read more »

June 7, 2013

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Will Utah Air Quality board sign off on federal pollution rules?

The EPA says revamping fuel and vehicle standards to a higher level of emissions reductions would cost motorists just a penny more per gallon of gas and about $134 per... Read more »

June 5, 2013

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Top political appointees in Obama administration use secret email accounts

Some of President Barack Obama's political appointees, including the secretary for Health and Human Services, are using secret government email accounts they say are... Read more »

June 4, 2013

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Tesoro agrees to $1.1M penalty in refineries' violations of Clean Air Act

Four Tesoro refineries, including one in Salt Lake City, violated the Clean Air Act by not exercising enough testing of its gasoline products, the EPA says. The... Read more »

May 30, 2013

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