Environment

'Coyote America' author explains mini-wolves' role as an enduring American icon

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Writer Dan Flores says the coyote, unlike the wolf, never felt the need to become domesticated. A...

Environment

Utah bill could make diesel tests mandatory in pollution-plagued counties

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A new Utah bill that closely matches Weber County’s new diesel testing requirements could make emissions testing mandatory in counties with poor air quality.


Environment

Out Standing in a Field: Air scientists get new perspective on Utah inversions

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The Wasatch Front’s geography causes a unique meteorological phenomenon — and a persistent winter pollution problem. This winter, scientists from local universities, the Utah Division of Air Quality and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration conducted the largest...


Environment

'Coyote America' author explains mini-wolves' role as an enduring American icon

BZ Great Salt Lake Birds 04-3

Writer Dan Flores says the coyote, unlike the wolf, never felt the need to become domesticated. A coyote could hang around human settlements for prey like rats and mice, but he didn’t have to give up his freedom to do so.


Local

Box Elder County residents experience heavy flooding, mudslide Sunday

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Residents in Box Elder County had an eventful weekend due to flooding and a mudslide Sunday, Feb. 19.


Environment

Weber diesel testing data released after first month of testing

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One in seven diesel-powered vehicles failed during the first full month of new Weber County emissions testing requirements.


Environment

Weber State students 'atmosniff' the sky as part of large-scale inversion study

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What’s an AtmoSniffer? As scientists from around the nation are in the thick of a massive study of Utah’s wintertime smog, a band of Weber County student scientists are also pitching in. The Weber State University HARBOR team collects their data starting every morning before...


Environment

Recycling costs, participation pile up for Weber County

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The Weber County Transfer Station is getting buried by its recycling problem.


Environment

Losing Eden: Weber State professor argues West is flawed place worth saving

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In her new book, “Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the West,” Weber State professor Sara Dant aims to dispel the notion that the West was once a pristine idyllic place.


Government

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's withdrawing proposal to sell off public lands

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced Wednesday he’s withdrawing a H.R. 621, which proposed the sale of 3.3 million acres of public lands.


Environment

Map: Which Utah counties could be impacted by Chaffetz's proposed public lands

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Last week, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, introduced a bill that would sell off 3.3 million acres of public land, including thousands of acres in Utah.


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