Air quality suffers as an inversion covers the Salt Lake valley Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
This year, the Deseret News will focus its legislative coverage on the issue of air quality, in addition to four other areas of emphasis.
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An event Monday at the University of Utah unveiled a sophisticated computer model that tracks specific sources of air pollution at an hourly rate in the Salt Lake... Read more »
Envision Utah's "Your Utah, Your Future" campaign is broader than its predecessor, which focused on the Wasatch Front. Besides development, transportation, water and... Read more »
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Multiple groups are challenging the U.S. Forest Service approval of a lease that would lead to the recovery of 57 million tons of coal by extending the geographic... Read more »
A new poll gives Ralph Becker the lead in the Salt Lake City mayor's race, but the survey was conducted before Jim Dabakis left the race and threw his support to... Read more »
Utah power companies produce and purchase it to meet customer needs. But reality dictates that we also recognize its limitations. At best, wind power is expensive and... Read more »
Envision Utah developed five potential scenarios for the state, based on feedback from Utahns and experts. Now it's time for Utahns to vote on what they would like... Read more »
UTA will begin testing the all-electric bus, a large-capacity vehicle that the manufacturer calls the world’s largest zero emission bus. The bus is manufactured... Read more »
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Stericycle, a medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake after being cited for toxic emissions, wants to more than double production at a new facility... Read more »
Considering we’re amidst March Madness, NBA basketball, professional soccer and hockey, college spring football practice and Major League Baseball training camp,... Read more »
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