Tag: Clear the Air Challenge

  • DEQ Employees Take The Clear The Air Challenge

    During February, the Salt Lake Chamber sponsors the Clear the Air Challenge. The goal of the Challenge is to help residents learn helpful tools to cut tailpipe emission. Employees at the Department of Environmental Quality shared with us how they took part in this year’s Challenge and why they feel it is an important tool…

  • Clear the Air Challenge is Just Around the Corner

    The Clear the Air Challenge is almost here! This annual one-month long campaign is aimed at getting Utah residents to rethink their relationship with automobiles.

  • Clear the Air Challenge: Skip the Trip, Hop on Your Bike!

    By Søren Simonsen, guest blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. I remember getting my very first road-worthy bike when I turned five. It was a lime-green, three-speed with chopper-style handlebars,…

  • DEQ Tops the Charts of Winter Air Challenge

    By Donna Kemp Spangler The 2016 Legislative session may be getting much of the public’s attention, particularly legislation aimed at improving Utah’s air quality. Quietly, behind the walls of state government, employees are taking action by participating in the TravelWise Winter Air Challenge, a friendly competition to see which agency can save the most trips and achieve the…

  • Clear the Air Challenge: Planning, Transportation Choices Protect Air Quality

    By Andrew Gruber, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Several years ago, my family and I made the decision to move to Utah. There were a number of reasons…

  • Clear the Air Challenge: Calling on Reporters to Take the Challenge

    By Donna Kemp Spangler and Amy Joi O’Donoghue Last year, I committed to parking my vehicle and taking transit to work each and every day during July’s statewide Clear the Air Challenge, a friendly, month-long competition sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and embraced by Governor Gary Herbert, who has encouraged all state…

  • Clear the Air Challenge: Making Public Transit a Way of Life

    By Elisa Smith Each year, the Clear the Air Challenge asks Wasatch Front residents to reduce their vehicle emissions by cutting down on their trips. We spoke with DEQ’s Elisa Smith, a “Top 5” winner of the 2015 winter air quality challenge, to learn how she makes public transit a way of life for herself…

  • Clear the Air Challenge: Join the Competition!

    By Ryan Evans, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. The Challenge is on! The Clear the Air Challenge is a month-long initiative that encourages Utah residents to drive less…

Back to top