Environment Archive

Air Quality Bill Tabled in Senate Committee

(KCPW News) At the moment, Utah law stipulates that the state’s clean air standards cannot surpass federal standards in stringency. However, given the

Protestors Cite Health, Family for Attending Clean Air Rally

(KCPW News) Bicycles, signs, and families. A wealth of those three things could be found all throughout the multitudes. Bicycles, because many

Utah Representative Seeks to Clarify Definition of “Natural” Air

(KCPW News) In the run-up to Utah’s legislative session, many bills are in the works or already drafted. One such bill is

Clean Air Caucus Unveils Bills for Upcoming Legislative Session

(KCPW News) At a press conference on Wednesday, a bipartisan team of Utah legislators were looking to put air quality on the

White House Officials Visit Utah to Discuss Climate Change

(KCPW News) Late last year, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was appointed to President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and

Air Quality Board Approves Plan Amid Criticism

(KCPW News) Last Wednesday, clean air advocates lined up to give Utah’s Division of Air Quality their two cents. At the DAQ’s

Local Groups Raise Awareness of Air Quality Issues

(KCPW News) Decked out in holiday apparel and wearing masks to protect their lungs from pollution, about a dozen protesters gather on

SLC Officials Break Ground on Solar Farm

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker broke ground on a new solar farm in the city on Tuesday. The new

Lobbyist to Utah Legislature: Plan for EPA Legal Fights

(KCPW News) A lobbyist for Utah energy interests has recommended that the state defend itself from the Sage-Grouse. To explain that proposal,

The Rundown: Utah Climate Center’s Dr. Robert Davies on New Global Temperature Predictions

Today on the program we speak with Dr. Robert Davies, a physicist with the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University. We’ll