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Officials work to keep Steed Pond, other waters, healthy

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Local officials are working to make sure Clearfield’s Steed Pond provides a slice of nature even as water levels drop. Utah’s drought has taken a toll on community ponds, leaving mucky...

Environment

Officials work to keep Steed Pond, other waters, healthy

Local officials are working to make sure Clearfield’s Steed Pond provides a slice of nature even as water levels drop. Utah’s drought has taken a toll...


Environment

Some in Christian right embracing environmental causes

Christian belief and the environmental movement can work hand-in-hand, some faith communities say, but first believers need to separate out the politics. When it...


Environment

Stagnant summer days on the rise in U.S.

Those long, hot, sultry days of summer, the ones where the air seems so still it wouldn’t disturb a leaf, are also days where air quality can take a nosedive....


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100 trees illegally cleared by developer in Utah canyon

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County officials say a developer has illegally cleared more than 100 trees in the Silver Fork area of Big Cottonwood Canyon. The...


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Eagle 'hot spot' could be replaced by a golf course and homes

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. — The emerald tree canopy on this town’s scenic high cliffs is likened to a luxurious community for bald eagles. There are gorgeous...




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Soaring bird population prompts FAA to consider plane safety

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators are considering whether airplanes need to be built to better withstand collisions with birds because of an increase in the...


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Amid lawsuit, further delay of federal land drilling rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — New rules for oil and gas drilling on federal lands nationwide will be delayed from August until September at the soonest amid a legal...


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Snapping-turtle sightings prompt alert in Weber River area

Snapping turtle sightings keep popping up near the lower Weber River, which could spell trouble for area residents. The water-loving reptiles aren’t native...


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Bishop criticizes new rule to protect streams near coal mines

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed new regulations Thursday designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation’s...


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Wildfire danger reaching alarming levels globally

Climate change isn’t just taking a toll on Western forests. It’s creating an increased wildfire danger around the globe. Scientists from Montana, South...


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Officials work to keep Steed Pond, other waters, healthy

Local officials are working to make sure Clearfield’s Steed Pond provides a slice of nature even as water levels drop. Utah’s drought has taken a toll...


Some in Christian right embracing environmental causes

Christian belief and the environmental movement can work hand-in-hand, some faith communities say, but first believers need to separate out the politics. When it...