Environment

Ogden mayor hopes to build upon year of bike commuting

caldwell commute

The past year could mark a turning point in Ogden’s alternative transportation. The city is actively working to draw bike businesses and brand itself as a seat of cycling industry. The Utah...

Environment

Davis, Weber residents take up fight against air pollution

SALT LAKE CITY — Alicia Connell bought an electric car to help reduce the air pollution she and her family are contributing to the air along the Wasatch...


Environment

Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think

WASHINGTON — The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it’s a problem...


Environment

GALLERY: Utahns rally for clean air

SALT LAKE CITY — Thousands of Utahns flocked to the state Capitol Saturday to rally for clean air, urging the governor and the Legislature to clean up...


Environment

Warren man blocks Weber River flood control project

WARREN — A potential showdown between Weber County and one of its residents appears to have been avoided after the signing of an easement agreement late...


Environment

Landfills bulging with discarded plastics

WASHINGTON — For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise. Some 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, representing...




Environment

Ogden mayor hopes to build upon year of bike commuting

The past year could mark a turning point in Ogden’s alternative transportation. The city is actively working to draw bike businesses and brand itself as a...


Environment

VIDEO: Davis residents flood hearing against wood burn ban

FARMINGTON — More than 300 Davis residents showed up to oppose a proposed wood burning ban on Wednesday.  Public commenters packed the Davis County...


Environment

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it...


Environment

8 things you should know about Utah's air inversions

For 15 years, the state of Utah has collected information on particulates polluting the air during inversions. The travel-trailer sized monitors quietly collect...


Environment

Climate change moves the 'Doomsday Clock'

The end of civilization as we know it just got a little closer. According to an update to the Doomsday Clock, the world is now three minutes from midnight and one...


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