Tag: Utah Department of Public Safety

Water Quality: The Power of Sister Agencies

By Suzan Tahir I have the privilege to live in one of the most beautiful states in the USA. Our state is an incredible and endless resource for hiking, skiing, backpacking, rock climbing, sightseeing, and other outdoors and recreational activities. We have extremely beautiful nature in abundance, but one of our most precious natural resources …

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Environmental Response: DEQ Protects Public from Toxic Chemical Releases

By Neil Taylor I am an environmental scientist in the Division of Environmental Response and Remediation (DERR) at DEQ. The part of my job that I enjoy most is working in the state’s Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know (EPCRA) program. EPCRA was established by Congress after the 1984 release of the highly toxic pesticide methyl isocyanate …

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