Environment

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

Trump Congressional Oversight

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.


Local

Caught on video: Ogden Canyon hikers cross paths with charging moose

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A moose in Ogden Canyon charged toward a group of hikers after a dog spooked the moose. 


Local

With heavy snowpack, Utah officials brace for runoff, potential flooding

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The snowstorms have stopped — for now — but not before they left a whole lot of snow in the Wasatch Mountains. Local officials are now keeping an eye on what all that snow will do come spring.


Education

Cache County elementary students raise trout in classrooms

Slippery Science

Several teachers throughout Cache Valley are raising trout in their classrooms from egg to fingerling to teach kids about water quality, life cycles and the scientific method.


State

Utah wildlife officials on high alert for winter poachers

Winter Poaching Patrols

Utah wildlife officers are on high alert for poachers as winter weather brings wildlife out of higher elevations and closer to populated areas


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