Environment

Ogden Garden Tour on Saturday will feature Utah-friendly garden options

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Happening Saturday, the Ogden Garden tour will feature 11 low grass gardens to showcase gardening...

Local

Ogden Garden Tour on Saturday will feature Utah-friendly garden options

MM Pink Flower

Happening Saturday, the Ogden Garden tour will feature 11 low grass gardens to showcase gardening ideas that are desert friendly.


Science

Summer solstice 2017: Tuesday marks first day of summer, longest day of year

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If you love summer, Tuesday marks an exciting day — it’s the June solstice. But what does that actually mean?


Environment

Get rid of your oversized, hard-to-recycle objects this Saturday

Recycle bins

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality will take car seats, bikes, skis and other odd-sized items that aren’t commonly accepted at recycling centers this Saturday, June 17.


Recreation

What to do if you encounter or get bitten by a snake in Utah

Rattlesnake safety

If you went hiking around this time last year and didn’t see any snakes, you shouldn’t assume the same will be true this year. 


Environment

Weber-Morgan health board snuffs out its air quality advisory committee

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The Weber-Morgan Health Board has dissolved its Air Quality Advisory Committee, which promoted the idea of diesel emissions testing in 2015. Health officials say disbanding the air quality committee had nothing to do with the months-long diesel debate.


Environment

Air quality alert issued for Wednesday in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

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The first air quality alert of the summer has been issued for Northern Utah.


Environment

Diesel Brothers' attorneys argue to dismiss Utah citizens' clean air lawsuit

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The Davis County-based Diesel Brothers are looking to dismiss a clean air lawsuit that is tarnishing their image.


Environment

Rocky Mountain Power offering customers big discount on Nissan Leaf electric

2014 Nissan LEAF™

Rocky Mountain Power is offering its customers and employees a $10,000 discount on Nissan LEAFs purchased at some Utah locations. 


Environment

The basics of Utah's air quality regulations and management

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Air quality in Northern Utah can feel perplexing. Most residents realize there’s a smog problem in the winter and an ozone problem in the summer. They see headlines about Utah cities occasionally having the worst air in the nation, but hear state officials keep saying the pollution problem is...


Environment

Great Salt Lake dust model spells trouble for Utah if more water is diverted

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Environmental advocates worry that if water from the Great Salt Lake’s main tributary — the Bear River — is diverted, there could be disastrous consequences for much of the state’s air quality.


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