Environment Archive

CityViews 8/6/12: Taking Care of the Jordan River/Olympic Wrap

  Segment 1: Once contaminated with raw sewage, farm waste and heavy metals from nearby mines, the Jordan River has been cleaned

Politics Up Close: Automatic License Plate Readers/Congressional Candidate Donna McAleer

Today on the show, we looked at automatic license plate scanners with the ACLU of Utah and Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim

Outdoor Retailer Brings Attention to Public Lands Issues

Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will be visiting Salt Lake City this week. What is expected to be the largest Outdoor Retailer Show

Politics Up Close: Salt Lake County Councilman Michael Jensen / Candidate Paul Recanzone

There are many critical issues on the table this election year in Salt Lake County, like canyons development, SkiLink, human services and

State Says Red Butte Cleanup Appears Successful but No Final Determination Yet

Cleanup efforts to remove contamination from Red Butte Creek following the June 2010 Chevron pipeline spill appear to be successful, according to

Division of Air Quality Holds Meetings on Draft Pollution Rules

The Utah Division of Air Quality is looking for businesses and the public to weigh in on how to develop new rules

Wildfires Get Political

While the more than half a dozen wildfires burning across Utah certainly have an immediate impact on the nearest residents and the

City, State Look for EPA Involvement in PCE Contamination

Hoping to avert further contamination, Salt Lake City wants the federal Environmental Protection Agency to get more involved in investigating groundwater contaminated

Foothills, Canyons Commission Holds First Meeting

Wednesday marked the first meeting of a 15-member commission tasked with revising Salt Lake County’s Foothills, Canyons Overlay Zone or FCOZ, an

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