Energy Archive

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,

CityViews 8/27/12: “Watershed”/Building Better Batteries

Segment 1: The Colorado River, which flows 1,450 miles through the desert Southwest, provides life-giving water to 30 million people. But climate

Report Looks at Oil Shale Contributions, Industry Responds

A closed-door meeting in late March of officials from several counties in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, along with lobbyists for the oil

Herbert Implements Idle-Free Policy for State Fleet

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is jumping on the idle-free bandwagon with a new executive order for state employees to turn off the

Utah Delegation Backs Keystone XL Pipeline Motion

Utah Congressmen Jim Matheson and Jason Chaffetz were among House lawmakers voting this morning in favor of a motion to move the

Leaders in Nuclear Energy Gather in Salt Lake City to Talk About Safety

International regulators and experts on nuclear power plant safety have converged in Salt Lake City. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, representatives from

Interior Secretary Salazar Approves Major Natural Gas Drilling Project in Utah

Natural gas development is about to increase significantly in Utah. Tuesday, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved a major drilling project the

Governor Herbert Appoints New Energy Adviser

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has a new energy advisor and at least one environmental group is already calling foul. Herbert announced today

Wasatch Solar Challenge Brings Six Communities Together

Salt Lake City is partnering with five other Wasatch Front cities and counties to launch the “Wasatch Solar Challenge” after receiving a

Politics Up Close: Independent Congressional Candidate Joe Andrade, Brent Goodfellow Runs for County Council

Usually, political candidates who want to go to Washington pledge to put Utah first. But University of Utah engineering professor Joe Andrade,