(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced a new transit pass program for city residents on Friday. The proposed program
(KCPW–August 14, 2013) Utahns use a lot of water. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates domestic water consumption is 186 gallons per person
(KCPW News) The Utah Air Quality Board voted on Wednesday in favor of sending a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(KCPW News) On Tuesday, Governor Herbert testified before a congressional subcommittee about Utah’s bid to manage federal public lands in the state.
(KCPW News) A coalition of environmental and community organizations are asking the Utah Department of Transportation to reevaluate their proposal for the
(KCPW News) A national conservation organization has named the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered river. In a report released on Wednesday,
(KCPW News) President Obama is expected to make the call soon on whether to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
(KCPW News) Late last month, the US Interior Department finalized a new set of rules pertaining to Oil Shale and Tar Sands
(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that he will not sign a water sharing agreement with the state of Nevada.
(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert is close to making a decision on whether to sign an agreement that would authorize the construction
(KCPW News) During this year’s legislative session, a number of bills sought to change Utah’s energy code, including two that addressed energy
(KCPW News) A resolution urging the US Fish and Wildlife Service to exempt or exclude private property from being designated critical habitat
(KCPW News) A funding request at the legislature would make UTA busses and trains free in January and July. KCPW’s Roger McDonough
Local community leaders hope 2013 will be the start of cleaner air. Thursday, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker joined forces with
On Monday Utah Democrats announced legislation aimed at addressing air pollution in the state. The announcement comes after several groups have demanded
A resolution calling for greater protection of Utah’s Canyonlands was held over for a year of study on Thursday after Republican lawmakers
(KCPW News) Legislation that for the first time would have acknowledged the science of human-caused climate change by the government of the
A group of Utah Moms wants state lawmakers to go on record in support of doing something about northern Utah’s poor air
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker wants the state to do more to address air quality. Currently, the Wasatch Front has
Salt Lake City residents could soon be given more freedom when it comes to landscaping their yards. The Salt Lake City Council
EnergySolutions is in the middle of a 1.1 billion dollar deal to be purchased by a private equity firm. If the deal
Studies show Wasatch Front residents are making changes on poor air quality days. Kate Lohnes, Salt Lake City’s Special Programs Manager says
More Utah businesses are learning what they can do to clean up the air. Yesterday the Salt Lake Chamber held its 2nd
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is implementing new rules for all solid fuel and coal burning devices as a way to
Renewable energy use is on the rise, but the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. Green energy
Protesters gathered outside the Bureau of Land Management Office in downtown Salt Lake City yesterday, angry over the agency’s recent decision to
Thanks to a ruptured Chevron oil pipeline, more than 33,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into Salt Lake City’s Red Butte Creek
The fight between several conservation groups and the Talisker Corporation over SKILINK, the proposed Gondola linking the Canyons and Solitude Ski Resorts,
Helping to kick off Alternative Fuel Vehicle Awareness Month, Utah Paperbox unveiled five new electric vehicle-charging stations at its new facility in
November first marks the beginning of the wood burning season, and thus the winter air pollution season, in Utah.