Environment Archive

Fukushima Matters in Utah Nuclear Debate, Says Expert

The debate over nuclear power is not just a theoretical one in Utah, with a former state lawmaker trying to build a

Advocates Hope for Expansion of Solar Incentive Program

Should Utah’s Public Service Commission continue a nearly five-year old program that pays residents and businesses to install solar power systems? Local

Kennecott Gets the “OK” to Expand

Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine is expanding. After a close 5 to 4 vote yesterday afternoon, the Utah Division of Air Quality Board

University of Utah Recognized for Green Energy Use

The University of Utah is being recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Green Power Challenge” for purchasing the third-largest amount of green

Salt Lake to “Celebrate the City” at Liberty Park

Last June, when more than 30,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into Red Butte Creek and Liberty Park pond during the Red

Utah Files Suit Over Wild Lands Issue

Utah leaders say they are tired of playing games with the federal government. Today the Governor, along with other state leaders announced

Politics Up Close: Kennecott, Air Quality & the Environment

When you talk about air quality in Utah, the conversation usually turns to Kennecott Utah Copper, the second largest copper producer in

Utah’s New Natural History Museum to Be “Very Green”

The new Utah Museum of Natural History set to open this fall will not only be a place to view many of

Report Says Salt Lake City Is Fifth Worst Polluted

Three Utah cities rank amongst the ten worst in the nation when it comes to wintertime air pollution, according to a new

High Runoff Means Added Dangers at Jordan River

The commission that oversees preservation and improvements along the Jordan River is calling on the public to take extreme caution while recreating