Promontory Class V landfill not needed in Utah, says DEQ consultant's report

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A seven-page letter demanded the Department of Environmental Quality take down documents concerning the landfill from its website and social media.


Beyond recycling, Utahns need to start thinking about reducing waste

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Some tips on how to stop creating so much garbage. 


Plastic bags, garbage still trashing Weber County's recycling program

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Nearly half of Ogden’s recycling stream is unrecyclable garbage. And the biggest problem with Weber County’s waste? Residents are still bagging it.


Diesel industry speaks in favor of Utah bill meant to curb coal-rolling

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“Rolling coal is one of our least favorite things,” Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer told the Standard-Examiner. “That’s why we’ve been supporting legislative actions across the country ... to come up with a meaningful way to discourage this...


Utah's snowpack still far from normal, but late February storms help

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Think the recent snowfall has improved Utah’s water situation? We’ve got some bad news.


Promontory Point landfill withdraws permit to take out-of-state waste

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Owners of a landfill site on Promontory Point near the Great Salt Lake have withdrawn their permit application that would allow them to accept out-of-state waste.


Podcast: Controversies swirl at future landfill near Great Salt Lake

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“Out Standing in a Field” podcasters Benjamin Zack and Leia Larsen drove across the Union Pacific Railroad Causeway, visited the site of the future landfill and surveyed the construction of its first waste cell.


Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.

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