Category: Featured

Radon Poster Contest

Utah Students Leading Radon Awareness Campaign

Utah students are doing their part to bring awareness of radon in Utah by participating in the 2020 National Radon Poster Contest, which begins October 22. State contest winners will receive cash awards. There are three categories: Grades 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12.

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Cleanup Success at Ogden’s Swift Building

For 100 years, the Ogden Swift Building was used as a meatpacking plant, warehouse for surplus military items and a chemical manufacturer. To clean up the property, DEQ used a host of tools to bring it back into economic use.

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Picture of farm with words: DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

To aid Utah’s farmers and ranchers, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality have begun the Agricultural Voluntary Incentive Program to help farming operations develop Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans.

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Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

In April, a pilot program was launched to determine whether monitoring sewage for coronavirus could provide a useful tool for public health officials for early detection of rising infections, monitoring overall community infection trends, and confirmation of low infection rates.

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9 Ways To Go Green This Summer

9 Ways To Go-Green This Summer

Come summer, it’s easy to get distracted by cookouts and camp trips. Making eco-conscious efforts while enjoying the sun is easier than you think. Check out this week’s blog for tips on keeping things green this summer.

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