Environment Archive

Why Bee Colony Decline Should Concern Everyone

While changes to local ordinances in places like Salt Lake City have made it easier for people to keep backyard beehives, colony

Affordable Green Homes Focus of Renewable Energy Conference Today

Utahns who think they can’t afford an energy-efficient home should think again. That’s one of the main themes of this year’s Utah

Matheson Bill Scrutinizes Impact of EPA Rules

Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson is teaming up with a Republican lawmaker on a bill aimed at scrutinizing rules issued by the

Watchdog Group Calls for Improved Oversight of Dugway Proving Ground

A local watchdog group is calling for both state and federal investigations of an incident at Dugway Proving Ground. In late January

Governor Herbert’s Energy Plan Raises Concern For Some

Governor Gary Herbert is trying to stay one step ahead of rising energy costs. Last week, he unveiled a 10-year energy plan

Jonathan Hoekstra Speaks About “Energy By Design”

Nature Conservancy Senior Scientist Jonathan Hoekstra, lead author of The Atlas of Global Conservation, took part in the 2011 Nature of Things

Nature Conservancy Scientist Warns of Energy Sprawl

While clean energy technology can revolutionize the nation’s power supply and economy, exactly where that power is developed is key to preventing

Salt Lake Among Most ‘Toxic’ Cities, Group Wants More Clean Air Legislation

A “dirty” label has been attached to Salt Lake City by Forbes magazine. The publication ranked Utah’s capital city as the ninth

Politics Up Close: Peaceful Uprising’s Ashley Anderson

After two years of delays, Tim DeChristopher was just convicted on two federal charges for disrupting an oil and gas lease auction

Tim DeChristopher Guilty

Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher has been found guilty of disrupting a federal oil and gas lease auction in December, 2008. DeChristopher bid