Environment Archive

Fire Officials Brace for Busy Fire Season

Last year it was flooding, this year, it’s fires the state is bracing for. Thursday, Governor Gary Herbert warned Utahns to be

U of U Offers Environmental Education in Montana

This fall, the University of Utah is extending its campus to a restored ghost town in southern Montana. Mary Tull, Director of

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

Conservation Group Argues Against Tar Sands Project

A conservation group is appealing the Utah Division of Water Quality’s preliminary approval of a permit for a tar sands project at

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

CityViews 5/8/12: Mercury Rising in GSL/Local Business and the Local Economy

Segment 1: In 2003, scientists took water and sediment samples from the Great Salt Lake and they discovered the highest level of

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

More Heavy Enforcement Coming to Parley’s Historic Nature Park

Law enforcement officers are getting more serious about enforcing the rules at Parley’s Historic Nature Park. Beginning Monday, Salt Lake County Councilman

Expert Warns of Extremely Dry Summer in Utah

Weather experts are warning Utahns of a dry, hot summer, and with that comes an increased risk of fires. Randy Julander, Snow

City Council Signs Off on Green Space for Sugar House Streetcar

The Sugar House streetcar line stretching from the heart of the Salt Lake City neighborhood to the TRAX station on 2100 South