Tag: Clean Air

Partners Help Us Improve Utah’s Environment

By Donna Kemp Spangler Utah’s journey toward environmental sustainability has its challenges, and sometimes that journey can be downright discouraging. And then the best and brightest minds come together, and it all seems so achievable. And come together they did last week at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit (Summit) at Weber State University (WSU) – the …

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Air Quality: Legislative Funding Helps Researchers Tackle Air Quality Problems

By Payden McRoberts One million dollars. That sounds like a lot of money, right? Well, it is.The 2014 Legislature’s appropriation of $1 million to the Division of Air Quality (DAQ) for research projects is an important step towards finding solutions for Utah’s complex air quality problems. After vetting a number of proposals last fall, DEQ …

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Protecting Utah’s Environment One Step at a Time

By Donna Kemp Spangler Protecting Utah’s environment for the better usually happens incrementally. But change is happening, and it is happening faster than ever before, thanks to a Utah public that has become more engaged, a Utah Legislature that has prioritized funding to make it happen, and the dedicated employees at the Department of Environmental …

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