EPA http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ EPA en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:52:32 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss EPA's Clean Power Plan draws Utah criticism and praise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633736/EPAs-Clean-Power-Plan-draws-Utah-criticism-and-praise.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633736/EPAs-Clean-Power-Plan-draws-Utah-criticism-and-praise.html?pg=all The long-awaited, highly controversial Clean Power Plan proposed by the Obama administration was released Monday, and the... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:30:00 MDT Evangelicals back carbon reduction plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633575/Evangelicals-back-carbon-reduction-plan.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633575/Evangelicals-back-carbon-reduction-plan.html?pg=all More than 170 evangelical leaders have sent President Obama a letter backing a Clean Power Plan that will reduce carbon... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:40:04 MDT My view: Utah leaders, don't let EPA fool you twice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633557/Utah-leaders-dont-let-EPA-fool-you-twice.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633557/Utah-leaders-dont-let-EPA-fool-you-twice.html?pg=all The Supreme Court’s ruling last month against the Environmental Protection Agency’s costly mercury regulation was... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:05:00 MDT Court orders EPA to relax air-pollution limits in 13 states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678332/Court-orders-EPA-to-relax-air-pollution-limits-in-13-states.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678332/Court-orders-EPA-to-relax-air-pollution-limits-in-13-states.html?pg=all A federal appeals court is ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:39:05 MDT UTubers: Madilyn Paige covers One Republic's 'I Lived' in honor of Provo family killed in plane crash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633061/UTubers-Madilyn-Paige-covers-One-Republics-I-Lived-in-honor-of-Provo-family-killed-in-plane.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633061/UTubers-Madilyn-Paige-covers-One-Republics-I-Lived-in-honor-of-Provo-family-killed-in-plane.html?pg=all Utah singer-songwriter Madilyn Paige released a cover of One Republic's "I Lived" in honor of four members of a Provo family... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:46:47 MDT Environmental groups join surge of lawsuits against EPA rule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677932/Environmental-groups-join-surge-of-lawsuits-against-EPA-rule.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677932/Environmental-groups-join-surge-of-lawsuits-against-EPA-rule.html?pg=all Nine environmental conservation groups have joined the surge of states and businesses suing the federal government over a new... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:17:28 MDT Ranchers sue over rule giving federal agencies authority on state water http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677555/Ranchers-sue-over-rule-giving-federal-agencies-authority-on-state-water.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677555/Ranchers-sue-over-rule-giving-federal-agencies-authority-on-state-water.html?pg=all Ranchers in New Mexico, California and Washington state are challenging a new Obama administration rule giving federal... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:41:42 MDT In our opinion: Supreme Court's ruling won't buck trend of reduction of harmful emissions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632382/Supreme-Courts-ruling-wont-buck-trend-of-reduction-of-harmful-emissions.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632382/Supreme-Courts-ruling-wont-buck-trend-of-reduction-of-harmful-emissions.html?pg=all A recent Supreme Court decision tempers efforts to impose more rigorous emissions controls on coal-burning power plants. Our... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 15:25:29 MDT EPA chief: Climate plan on track despite mercury ruling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676990/EPA-chief-Climate-plan-on-track-despite-mercury-ruling.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676990/EPA-chief-Climate-plan-on-track-despite-mercury-ruling.html?pg=all A Supreme Court ruling that undermined a federal rule targeting mercury pollution will not affect the Obama administration's... Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:47:09 MDT Letter: Energy plans for all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632079/Energy-plans-for-all.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632079/Energy-plans-for-all.html?pg=all Harry Alford of the Black Chamber of Commerce noted that in trying to address global warming by regulatory fiat, EPA’s... Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT My view: Utah lawmakers can protect minorities from negative impacts of Clean Power Plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631817/Utah-lawmakers-can-protect-minorities-from-negative-impacts-of-Clean-Power-Plan.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631817/Utah-lawmakers-can-protect-minorities-from-negative-impacts-of-Clean-Power-Plan.html?pg=all EPA's new Clean Power Plan is regulation that will leave minority communities with disproportionately fewer jobs, lower... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 MDT After mercury ruling, scrutiny of Obama climate rules grows http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676454/After-mercury-ruling-scrutiny-of-Obama-climate-rules-grows.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676454/After-mercury-ruling-scrutiny-of-Obama-climate-rules-grows.html?pg=all Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan are facing increased scrutiny in the... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:50:26 MDT Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676464/Coal-industry-scores-a-win-but-fate-of-plants-still-in-air.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676464/Coal-industry-scores-a-win-but-fate-of-plants-still-in-air.html?pg=all Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:34:01 MDT Letter: Evaluate water usage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631675/Evaluate-water-usage.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631675/Evaluate-water-usage.html?pg=all While adapting water-saving habits, like taking shorter showers, can help save water, many homeowners will see the biggest... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 MDT U.S. Supreme Court overturns EPA's mercury rule for power plants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631628/US-Supreme-Court-overturns-EPAs-mercury-rule-for-power-plants.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631628/US-Supreme-Court-overturns-EPAs-mercury-rule-for-power-plants.html?pg=all The energy industry and close to two dozen GOP-led states are celebrating what they say is a significant victory with a... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:11:55 MDT Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676414/Justices-rule-against-EPA-power-plant-mercury-limits.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676414/Justices-rule-against-EPA-power-plant-mercury-limits.html?pg=all The Supreme Court has ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:59:07 MDT Ute Tribe seeks to join lawsuit against BLM 'fracking' rule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631271/Ute-Tribe-seeks-to-join-lawsuit-against-BLM-fracking-rule.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631271/Ute-Tribe-seeks-to-join-lawsuit-against-BLM-fracking-rule.html?pg=all The leadership of the Ute Indian Tribe announced Tuesday it will seek to join a federal lawsuit against the Bureau of Land... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:35:00 MDT White House: Action needed now to slow climate change http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675995/White-House-Action-needed-now-to-slow-climate-change.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675995/White-House-Action-needed-now-to-slow-climate-change.html?pg=all Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100,... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:55:23 MDT Letter: Expensive moves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631150/Letter-Expensive-moves.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631150/Letter-Expensive-moves.html?pg=all As an accountant, it is difficult for me to believe that moving the prison is cost-effective. Is there an unstated reason for... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 11:05:00 MDT EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675807/EPA-proposes-tougher-mileage-standards-for-trucks.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675807/EPA-proposes-tougher-mileage-standards-for-trucks.html?pg=all The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:50:00 MDT In our opinion: Be cautious, but not overly so, when regulating fracking for oil production http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630723/Be-cautious-but-not-overly-so-when-regulating-fracking-for-oil-production.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630723/Be-cautious-but-not-overly-so-when-regulating-fracking-for-oil-production.html?pg=all Fracking, done properly and with the proper techniques and safety valves, is a vital tool that will push the nation’s... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: New water rule illustrates how government is not supposed to work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630499/New-water-rule-illustrates-how-government-is-not-supposed-to-work.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630499/New-water-rule-illustrates-how-government-is-not-supposed-to-work.html?pg=all The new Water of the United States (WOTUS) rule represents significant overreach on the part of the EPA's administration,... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 MDT Congress moving to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675334/Congress-moving-to-block-EPA-regulation-of-streams-wetlands.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675334/Congress-moving-to-block-EPA-regulation-of-streams-wetlands.html?pg=all Congressional Republicans are pushing to block an Obama administration rule designed to protect water quality in small... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:39:53 MDT Court strikes down rules aiming to cut coal plant pollution http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675312/Court-strikes-down-rules-aiming-to-cut-coal-plant-pollution.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675312/Court-strikes-down-rules-aiming-to-cut-coal-plant-pollution.html?pg=all A federal appeals court has struck down pollution rules intended to reduce haze from coal that is burned in Montana to... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:16:54 MDT EPA says it intends to regulate emissions by US airliners http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675303/EPA-says-it-intends-to-regulate-emissions-by-US-airliners.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675303/EPA-says-it-intends-to-regulate-emissions-by-US-airliners.html?pg=all The government is proposing to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:12:37 MDT EPA: Fracking not source of widespread water contamination http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630172/EPA-Fracking-not-source-of-widespread-water-contamination.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630172/EPA-Fracking-not-source-of-widespread-water-contamination.html?pg=all Both sides in the fracking debate and its impact to water supplies are saying a new report by the federal government backs... Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:45:00 MDT Sen. Mike Lee hires energy assistant http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628517/Sen-Mike-Lee-hires-energy-assistant.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628517/Sen-Mike-Lee-hires-energy-assistant.html?pg=all Sen. Mike Lee has announced the hiring of Chris Prandoni to serve as his new energy and natural resources legislative assistant. Tue, 12 May 2015 16:36:02 MDT My View: Seniors, don’t be fooled — Clean Power Plan is great deal for all Utahns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628474/Seniors-don7t-be-fooled-2-Clean-Power-Plan-is-great-deal-for-all-Utahns.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628474/Seniors-don7t-be-fooled-2-Clean-Power-Plan-is-great-deal-for-all-Utahns.html?pg=all The truth is that the EPA's Clean Power Plan is a win-win for all Utahns, from our grandkids to seniors by helping to clean... Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 MDT Reducing carbon emissions could save lives http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628392/Reducing-carbon-emissions-could-save-lives.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628392/Reducing-carbon-emissions-could-save-lives.html?pg=all New research has provided a boost to supporters of the EPA's proposed reduction in carbon emissions from the coal industry. Mon, 11 May 2015 05:30:00 MDT Letter: Historic climate step http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628401/Historic-climate-step.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628401/Historic-climate-step.html?pg=all Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 MDT My view: Clean energy could free Utahns from fossil fuel drag http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628080/Clean-energy-could-free-Utahns-from-fossil-fuel-drag.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628080/Clean-energy-could-free-Utahns-from-fossil-fuel-drag.html?pg=all Rep. Mike McKell's Natural Resources Committee should step outside the coal bin, stop breathing Uinta Basin ozone and start... Wed, 06 May 2015 15:14:14 MDT Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673237/Energy-producing-states-blast-Obama-climate-change-plan.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673237/Energy-producing-states-blast-Obama-climate-change-plan.html?pg=all The Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity... Tue, 05 May 2015 14:56:11 MDT Why willpower is not as valuable to weight loss as people think and other health links http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627933/Why-willpower-is-not-as-valuable-to-weight-loss-as-people-think-and-other-health-links.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627933/Why-willpower-is-not-as-valuable-to-weight-loss-as-people-think-and-other-health-links.html?pg=all Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family inspired, empowered and well-informed. Tue, 05 May 2015 06:30:00 MDT Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673175/Study-Cutting-carbon-dioxide-saves-3500-US-lives-a-year.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673175/Study-Cutting-carbon-dioxide-saves-3500-US-lives-a-year.html?pg=all The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save... Mon, 04 May 2015 11:51:09 MDT My view: EPA energy plan bad news for Utah seniors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627226/EPA-energy-plan-bad-news-for-Utah-seniors.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627226/EPA-energy-plan-bad-news-for-Utah-seniors.html?pg=all Economists predict that a new EPA plan will cause a huge increase in Utahn’s electricity bills — a jump of at... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:35:25 MDT My view: Problems with Rep. Mike Noel’s climate-change resolution http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627232/Problems-with-Rep-Mike-Noel7s-climate-change-resolution.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627232/Problems-with-Rep-Mike-Noel7s-climate-change-resolution.html?pg=all Climate change is too profound a threat and the cost of inaction too great to leave to faith-based solutions. And worse... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:25:00 MDT Former Midvale slag site called cleanup model for nation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626833/Former-Midvale-slag-site-called-cleanup-model-for-nation.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626833/Former-Midvale-slag-site-called-cleanup-model-for-nation.html?pg=all The Midvale slag site has been removed from the EPA's Superfund list and is a model for cleanup and redevelopment. It is now... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:55:00 MDT Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672001/Climate-change-plan-faces-high-profile-legal-test.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672001/Climate-change-plan-faces-high-profile-legal-test.html?pg=all The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:19:33 MDT Some governors push back over McConnell letter to defy EPA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671968/Some-governors-push-back-over-McConnell-letter-to-defy-EPA.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671968/Some-governors-push-back-over-McConnell-letter-to-defy-EPA.html?pg=all Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:45:34 MDT My view: EPA's impossible ozone standard needs touch of reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626249/EPAs-impossible-ozone-standard-needs-touch-of-reality.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626249/EPAs-impossible-ozone-standard-needs-touch-of-reality.html?pg=all Utah power companies produce and purchase it to meet customer needs. But reality dictates that we also recognize its... Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:00:00 MDT Lawsuit targets EPA in Utah regional haze plan 'failure' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625331/Lawsuit-targets-EPA-in-Utah-regional-haze-plan-failure.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625331/Lawsuit-targets-EPA-in-Utah-regional-haze-plan-failure.html?pg=all The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is being sued by an environmental group over what it says is the agency's failure to... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:56:12 MDT Letter: Guide to the EPA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625226/Guide-to-the-EPA.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625226/Guide-to-the-EPA.html?pg=all Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT House GOP issues subpoena for EPA chief's text messages http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670729/House-GOP-issues-subpoena-for-EPA-chiefs-text-messages.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670729/House-GOP-issues-subpoena-for-EPA-chiefs-text-messages.html?pg=all The chairman of the House Science Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:01:38 MDT Is Gov. Herbert listening to those who oppose wood-burning restrictions? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624918/Is-Gov-Herbert-listening-to-those-who-oppose-wood-burning-restrictions.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624918/Is-Gov-Herbert-listening-to-those-who-oppose-wood-burning-restrictions.html?pg=all In January 2015, residents of the Wasatch Front gathered to protest Gov. Gary Herbert's restrictions on wood burning with... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:35:00 MDT Off the table for now in Utah, wood smoke regulations fuel fights elsewhere in U.S. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623772/Off-the-table-for-now-in-Utah-wood-smoke-regulations-fuel-fights-elsewhere-in-US.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623772/Off-the-table-for-now-in-Utah-wood-smoke-regulations-fuel-fights-elsewhere-in-US.html?pg=all Several states are fighting back over new EPA regulations aimed at wood stoves. In Utah, the smoke has not even begun to... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:28:55 MDT Good news for pregnant women who like tuna http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623811/Good-news-for-pregnant-women-who-like-tuna.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623811/Good-news-for-pregnant-women-who-like-tuna.html?pg=all The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee just released a review of what Americans should and shouldn’t eat to maintain... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:10:00 MDT Some states fight to keep their wood fires burning http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765669735/Some-states-fight-to-keep-their-wood-fires-burning.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765669735/Some-states-fight-to-keep-their-wood-fires-burning.html?pg=all Smoke wafting from wood fires has long provided a familiar winter smell in many parts of the country — and, in some... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Don't outlaw coal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623715/Dont-outlaw-coal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623715/Dont-outlaw-coal.html?pg=all Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MST Utah assails Obama's Clean Power Plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623193/Utah-assails-Obamas-Clean-Power-Plan.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623193/Utah-assails-Obamas-Clean-Power-Plan.html?pg=all A resolution opposing President Obama's Clean Power Plan is winding its way through the Utah Legislature and likely will... Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:50:00 MST