Environment Archive

The odd-bedfellows coalition that held off Las Vegas’s bid to pump water out of the Great Basin

This week on In the Hive we continue our look at water in Utah and the West. For 31 years, a battle

The future of a contentious water pipeline in Southern Utah

Today on In the Hive we’re checking in on the status of the proposed Lake Powell pipeline, which would move water some

Inequitable exposure to air pollution in local schools, and the data on pandemic air quality

This week on In the Hive, a new study from the University of Utah highlights unequal exposure to air pollution for school

18 years later, Green River pipeline proposal resurfaces at Utah legislature

Today on In the Hive we dive deep on one bill under consideration in the waning days of the 2020 Utah legislative

Concurrent Resolution opposing the introduction of wolves clears legislative committee

(KCPW News) A state legislative committee has advanced a resolution opposing the introduction of wolves in Utah. On Monday, Morgan Republican Rep. Logan

Tier 3 fuels and air quality along the Wasatch Front

Three of Utah’s five refineries are now producing Tier 3 gasoline – gasoline that has a lower sulphur content than other fuels.

The latest battle brewing over the future of Utah’s coal industry

Last month, Richmond California passed an ordinance to ban the storage and handling of coal within their city limits. Officials there say

Utah lawmaker asks legislature for $500,000 to fight Richmond coal ban

(KCPW News) A Utah lawmaker is asking the state legislature to allocate $500,000 to mount a legal challenge against Richmond, California’s ban on

Climate action in Salt Lake City on September 20th, 2019

As part of a global action on climate change, scores of Salt Lake City residents participated in a rally on Friday, September

How recycling works (and how it doesn’t)

Today on In the Hive, we take a deep dive into the blue bin. Generally, your curbside recycling gets hauled away by