Tag: Toxics

Harmful Algal Blooms Home

The Division of Water Quality will resume monitoring for harmful algal blooms and waterborne pathogens in summer 2022. HABs may still be present in Utah’s water bodies during the fall, winter, and spring. If you recreate during this time, avoid areas of scum, know what to look for, and learn how to protect yourself and …

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Air Quality: Where there’s Smoke, there’s Pollution

By Bo Call A cold winter night, a fire burning in the fireplace—what could be better? Well, that wood fire isn’t just filling your house with holiday cheer; it’s also filling it with pollutants that can hurt you. Most people don’t realize that the inviting smell of wood smoke comes along with some pretty hazardous …

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