Air Quality Archive

ABU Update: Challenge for Hate Crimes Bill, Air Quality Contributions

St. George Republican Sen. Stephen Urquhart’s measure to strengthen hate crimes legislation in Utah hits a snag – in the form of

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 69 (2/26/15)

This week from the Speaker’s office at the Capitol, Greg, Jim, and Natalie hash out air quality legislation, education funding, more Count

Clean Air Group Installs New Furnaces in Wood-Burning Homes

(KCPW News) It’s summer, so you’re probably not thinking about a roaring fire in your fireplace. But if Breathe Utah has its

SLC Council Looks for Ways to Act on Air Quality Woes

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature saw a renewed focus on air quality bills this year, but results were mixed. While Governor Gary

Wood Burning Bill Moves to Senate

(KCPW News) A bill that would restrict wood burning in Utah passed the House on Thursday afternoon. HB 154, sponsored by Democratic

Air Quality Standards Revision Bill Moves to Senate

(KCPW News) A bill that would revise the way Utah’s Division of Air Quality sets regulations on pollution passed the Utah House

U.S. Rep. Stewart Visits Utah Legislature

(KCPW News) The U.S. Representative for Utah’s 2nd District spoke to both chambers of the Utah legislature on Tuesday.  Stewart gave an

Utah Eagerly Awaits Tier 3 Fuel, Automobile Relief

(KCPW News) At the beginning of the legislative session, air quality emerged as a major concern for Utahns and a top priority

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

Governor Herbert Delivers State of the State Address

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert delivered his State of the State address on Wednesday night. He gave a roughly 25-minute address to the

Can Utah Develop Solutions to Clean Up the Air?

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  The public has made it’s voice heard when it comes to air pollution in the state. Regulators and

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

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

CityViews 11/28/12: Air Quality Colors/Science Meets Art

  Segment 1: For the past decade, air quality alerts in Utah have mirrored a traffic light, with green meaning clean skies,

Report Ranks Salt Lake City Metro Area 7th Nationwide for Pollution

The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is the seventh worst in the country for short-term particle pollution, according to a new American

CityViews 1/17/12: Kennecott on Air Quality

Segment 1: In December, a coalition of environmental groups sued Kennecott Utah Copper for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. The

CityViews 12/19/11: The Air We Breathe

Segment 1: Gray skies during December don’t always mean snow is on the way. Particulate matter from car exhaust, coal power plants