Environment Archive

SLC Mayor Announces Resident Transit Pass Proposal

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced a new transit pass program for city residents on Friday. The proposed program

Utahns Speak Out On Their Water Future

(KCPW–August 14, 2013)  Utahns use a lot of water. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates domestic water consumption is 186 gallons per person

Air Quality Board Set to Endorse New EPA Standards for Car Industry

(KCPW News) The Utah Air Quality Board voted on Wednesday in favor of sending a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Educators Speak Out Against Utah Efforts to Control Public Lands

(KCPW News) On Tuesday, Governor Herbert testified before a congressional subcommittee about Utah’s bid to manage federal public lands in the state.

Environmental and Community Groups Object to Highway Proposal

(KCPW News) A coalition of environmental and community organizations are asking the Utah Department of Transportation to reevaluate their proposal for the

Report: Colorado Named Nation’s Most Endangered River

(KCPW News) A national conservation organization has named the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered river. In a report released on Wednesday,

Rep. Matheson Wants Keystone Decision Out of President’s Hands

(KCPW News) President Obama is expected to make the call soon on whether to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

New Rules for Oil Shale and Tar Sands on Federal Lands

(KCPW News) Late last month, the US Interior Department finalized a new set of rules pertaining to Oil Shale and Tar Sands

Governor Herbert Says No to Water Sharing Agreement

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that he will not sign a water sharing agreement with the state of Nevada.

Governor to Make Snake Valley Pipeline Decision Soon

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert is close to making a decision on whether to sign an agreement that would authorize the construction