Tag: Low-level Radioactive Waste

DEQ Turns 25: Getting Better with Age

By Donna Kemp Spangler Thirty years ago, becoming an environmental protector wasn’t exactly a common career choice. But many of Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ’s) top watchdogs first found their niche in the 1980’s, and protecting Utah’s environment has been a passion ever since. Because of their efforts, Utah’s environment is better today than …

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Radiation: Radioactive Materials Accidents

 By Spencer Wickham Let’s face it, accidents happen, and they happen when you least expect it. There are risks associated with almost everything we do. Whether the risks are breaking a bone or two from riding a dirt bike (I know this from personal experience), or getting your foot run over by a forklift in …

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