Environment Archive

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

The role of urban trails in transportation and recreation along the Wasatch Front

Across much of the Wasatch Front, there’s a system of urban trails – often paved, sometimes not, that weave through neighborhoods and

Salt Lake City mayoral primary focusing on environmental issues

On Thursday, August 1st, KCPW aired a primary debate between the eight candidates vying to become mayor of Utah’s capital city. The

Unquenchable 2: Quagga Mussels’ Threat to Utah Water

Correction: We refer to Glen Canyon National Recreational Area as Glen Canyon National Park. Recreational areas specifically surround reservoirs and are generally

Mayor Jackie Biskupski on her decision to sue over the Utah Inland Port

We’re featuring a conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski about her decision to sue over the Utah Inland Port. Biskupski

The beehive state is a hotspot for bees, but most don’t live in hives

It was inevitable that with a show called “In the Hive” we’d have an episode dedicated to bees. But it turns out

House approves measure to create more UTA free fare days

(KCPW News) One way to reduce air pollution in Utah: get more people riding public transit. One way to get more people