Environment Archive

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

Becker Calling on Higher State Air Quality Regualtions

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker wants the state to do more to address air quality. Currently, the Wasatch Front has

Differing Views of What EnergySolutions Deal Means for Utah

EnergySolutions is in the middle of a 1.1 billion dollar deal to be purchased by a private equity firm. If the deal

CityViews 10/31/12: Horror Films & Haunted Houses/Protesting Tar Sands

Segment 1: Haunted houses are big business this time of year and scary movies are popular year round. Why are we drawn

CityViews 9/24/12: East-side Groundwater Contamination/Utah’s Right to Know

  Segment 1: Contaminants from a former dry cleaner at the VA Hospital are seeping into the groundwater on the east side

Eagle Killings Spark Reward

Federal and local law enforcement officials are trying to find who is responsible for killing eagles across the state. Tom Tidwell with

Officials Expect Greater Success in Pushing Switch to Non-Lead Ammo

State wildlife officials will continue their efforts to get hunters in southern Utah to switch to non-lead ammunition with a demonstration Saturday

CityViews 8/20/12: Rivers on the Rebound/Coexisting with the Utah Prairie Dog

Segment 1: Historically, America’s rivers have been developed, polluted and neglected. But scholar Dan McCool asserts that the nation’s waterways are returning

Politics Up Close: Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Gov. Herbert’s Environmental Adviser

Progressive public policy is the goal of Democratic State Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck. The Salt Lake City lawmaker has served in the legislature

Smaller Parks Bond Will Go to Voters in November

Salt Lake County is one step closer to getting more parks and park improvements. Tuesday, the County Council unanimously approved placing a