High court to hear environmental case from Idaho

Mike Sackett remembers what he thought when he saw the eye-popping fines of more than $30,000 a day that the Environmental Protection Agency was threatening to impose... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2012

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'Fracking' fight continues in wake of EPA water contamination finding

Louis Meeks knows what to expect when he turns on any of the faucets inside the home he bought 36 years ago. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2012


US cities struggle to control sewer overflows

The Obama administration says it will be more flexible when pushing financially struggling cities to upgrade their sewage systems to prevent overflows that foul U.S.... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2011

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Doctors, moms take on No. 1 polluter in Utah

When winter comes to Utah and atmospheric conditions trap a soup of pollutants close to the ground, doctors say it turns every resident in the Salt Lake basin into the... Read more »

Dec. 25, 2011


New mercury standards could speed up closure of Utah power plant

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday released the first national standards on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants — new pollution controls... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2011


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