Environment

Powder Mountain aquifer pump test could be delayed a year

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EDEN — A 14-day aquifer pump test aimed at gauging how Summit’s draw of water from its new Hidden Lake Well near the top of Powder Mountain will impact residents living below could be put...

Environment

Powder Mountain aquifer pump test could be delayed a year

EDEN — A 14-day aquifer pump test aimed at gauging how Summit’s draw of water from its new Hidden Lake Well near the top of Powder Mountain will impact...


Environment

Oak Forest Reservior getting a makeover after 50 years

LAYTON — The $70,000 makeover of the small Oak Forest Reservoir in east Layton comes after 50 years, a period in which a few sheds and some vegetation have...


Environment

Thank vultures for helping control harmful bacteria

Have you thanked a vulture today? It turns out that they’re getting rid of an awful lot of dangerous bacteria for us. According to new research published...


Environment

Could Buffalo-like lake effect snowfall happen in Utah?

Utahns residing near the Great Salt Lake can rest relatively easy that the epic snowfall that buried Buffalo, NY recently is not likely to happen here. According...


Environment

Wolf travels hundreds of miles to northern Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A female gray wolf from the Northern Rockies traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species’ first appearance...




Environment

Health alerts today for Utah's polluted air

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has issued a 'MANDATORY Air Quality Action' for SALT LAKE County and DAVIS County and a 'VOLUNTARY Air Quality Action'...


Environment

Report: Sage grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

BILLINGS, Mont. — A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a...


Environment

Weber River partnership talk points to much action needed

OGDEN — Organizers of the inaugural Weber River Partnership Conference said they hoped to capture and connect conversations about water in the region, moving...


Environment

Many spiders pretend to be ants, then eat them

Apparently no one has told spiders that they’re terrifying, because at least 300 species of the arachnids have evolved to mimic ants instead, according to a...


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Julia Roberts leads conservation movement as 'Mother Nature'

An international movement led by prominent actors including Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Robert Redford, and Penelope Cruz is gathering momentum across the globe....


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