Environment

Massive fire threatens Washington state homes

Washington fire

Authorities in Central Washington State are urging hundreds of people to leave their homes. A wildfire has burned at least 2.6 square miles. It is threatening numerous structures.

Environment

After coal win, states seek similar relief for farms

FRANKFORT, Ky. — They beat the EPA on coal, and now a group of state attorneys general hopes to score a similar victory on farming. Attorneys general from...


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Patriotic breathing: Ogden's July 4 worst air of year

Utah’s particulate pollution problem is well known, but Ogden’s worst day for air quality isn’t during the winter inversions. It’s on July 4....


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Water impact at issue with tar sands mine in eastern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Residents and groups opposed to Utah’s first tar sands mine are calling on state regulators to withhold approvals for the project...


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Hard to breathe? Utah sees heavy ozone buildup

The summer’s early heat wave is serving Wasatch Front communities an early and more potent batch of the summer ozone season. Ozone forms after pollution from...


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20 places for escaping the heat

Northern Utahns looking for relief during the heat wave have numerous places to take refuge. Here are some of the most popular spots: 1. Layton Hills Mall, located...




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Massive fire threatens Washington state homes

Authorities in Central Washington State are urging hundreds of people to leave their homes. A wildfire has burned at least 2.6 square miles. It is threatening...


Environment

Huge wildfires burning east of Los Angeles

Huge fires are burning in the San Bernadino Mountains, east of Los Angeles. Gusty winds are stoking the fires, which are devouring thousands of acres of brush and...


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Feds defend Utah prairie dogs rules

SALT LAKE CITY — Government attorneys are defending federal protections for Utah prairie dogs after 10 states stepped into the case in favor of a ruling that...


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Davis schools tighten water conservation approach

FARMINGTON — With grounds covering nearly 2,000 acres, Davis School District has changed its approach in recent years on how crews landscape and use...


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Interactive timeline of Weber diesel debate

The Standard-Examiner has created an interactive timeline about the Weber-Morgan Health Department diesel debate: ...


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Patriotic breathing: Ogden's July 4 worst air of year

Utah’s particulate pollution problem is well known, but Ogden’s worst day for air quality isn’t during the winter inversions. It’s on July 4....