Tag: UtahAir App

DEQ: Ten Reasons to Be Thankful

By Donna Kemp Spangler There’s a tradition at our house on Thanksgiving where everyone around the dinner table, family and friends alike, share something special they are thankful for. It’s typically the usual – good health, great friends or sometimes specific successes. So it seems fitting to be thankful for the Utah Department of Environmental …

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Air Quality: The To-Do List for Better Air

By Donna Kemp Spangler Utah’s winter chill is creeping upon us, and with that comes the infamous inversions, that for perhaps 10 terrible days of the year can be downright frightful and unhealthy. We know we can’t completely prevent them. It is partly an act of nature. Under the right atmospheric conditions, our mountain-valley topography …

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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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