Environment

Small-scale utilities mull solar and net-metering impacts

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Municipal power companies struggle to balance the cost of providing infrastructure with the...

Local

Former West Weber resident hopes to develop Weber County's first agri-community

Developer presents plan for West Weber subdivision

Several longstanding West Weber residents made it clear to Weber County Commissioners on Tuesday that they objected to one man’s plan to build 232 homes on 160 acres in their rural community. But as developer Brad Blanch sees it, his Terakee Farm plan could blend the best of suburban and...


Environment

Small-scale utilities mull solar and net-metering impacts

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Municipal power companies struggle to balance the cost of providing infrastructure with the benefits of solar.


Environment

Proposed solar charges from Rocky Mountain Power cause customer confusion

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Rocky Mountain Power is proposing a change in net metering for solar customers because they say it offsets what non-solar customers have to pay to support solar. 


Courts

A-One Salvage operator pleads guilty to dumping pollutants into Ogden River

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A salvage yard operator accused of dumping pollutants into the Ogden River pleaded guilty in federal court last week.


Environment

Out Standing in a Field Podcast: On the prowl for wolverines

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Are wolverines related to wolves? What do they eat and where do they live? How does the state keep track of them? Find out in the latest episode of Out Standing in a Field.


State

Causeway dividing Great Salt Lake to be breached next month

Great Salt Lake breach

Utah is giving Union Pacific Railroad the go-ahead to begin breaking up a 21-mile railroad causeway on the Great Salt Lake next month. 


News

Trump election fuels Weber-Davis environmentalists to spur change

Citizens Climate Lobby

John Armstrong, one of the charter members of the Weber/Davis Citizens’ Climate Lobby, says the organization is grassroots at its core and encourage citizens to interact with their members of Congress to address climate change


Environment

Rocky Mountain Power proposes new rates for rooftop solar customers

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Utah’s largest power utility wants to bump up electric rates for those with solar panels, but the change will likely be a tough sell.

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