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Air quality suffers as an inversion covers the Salt Lake valley Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Few issues weigh as heavily on the minds (and lungs) of Northern Utah residents this time of year than the quality of the stagnant air during temperature inversions. More than a dozen bills addressing the subject have already been proposed.

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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