Tag: Regional Haze

2011 State Implementation Plan: Regional Haze

Utah Technical Support Documentation Supplement: 2011 Utah’s Regional Haze SIP is the product of twenty years of work, beginning with the Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission in 1991.The SIP was developed through a consensus-based regional stakeholder process that led the nation in protecting the vistas of western Class I areas, including the five national parks …

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Utah Attorney General’s Office: Meet the Environment Section

By Craig Anderson, 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. What do attorneys do for the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)? What is our role? What are our successes? I …

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Air Quality: Utah Clears the Skies over National Parks

By Colleen Delaney Utah has some of the most spectacular scenery in the West, particularly in our state’s five national parks. But hazy skies can spoil the experience, and the pollution that creates this haze can also harm human health. Thanks to over 20 years of collaborative work with regional stakeholders, Utah has significantly reduced …

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