Environment

Cities bailing on Weber County recycling program

OGDEN — After years of hemorrhaging money and months of deliberating new terms, cities are pulling out of the Weber County transfer station’s recycling program.  


Environment

Dust study provides clues about air pollution coming from dry Great Salt Lake

Scientists and state officials are a small step closer to figuring out what’s blowing in from the shriveled Great Salt Lake.


Environment

Sunshine Week: How to find reports on drinking water quality

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week, recognized by journalists and nonprofits as a time to focus on and highlight the importance of government transparency. This year, we’re providing how-to guides to explain which records Utahns ought to have access to, according to state laws. These records have a number of critical public-facing purposes, including protecting consumers and preserving civil liberties.


Environment

Sunshine Week: How to find Utah environmental cleanup records

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week, recognized by journalists and nonprofits as a time to focus on and highlight the importance of government transparency. This year, we’re providing how-to guides to explain which records Utahns ought to have access to, according to state laws. These records have a number of critical public-facing purposes, including protecting consumers and preserving civil liberties.


Environment

Latest Out Standing podcast visits peculiar Great Salt Lake island

The Outstanding in a Field podcast team heads to the Great Salt Lake again to explore a remote island and the birds drawn to its isolation.


Environment

PELIcam brings public closer to lonely Great Salt Lake island and its birds

Bird and Great Basin enthusiasts now have a chance to peek at one of the most remote places in the region. All they need is an internet connection.


Local

QUIZ: How much do you know about Utah's state symbols?

SALT LAKE CITY — Two bills were passed in the Utah House and Senate last week that approve the designation of different “state works of art.” 


Environment

Acclaimed climate science expert to visit Weber State sustainability summit

John Cook has worked to dispel myths about climate change for nearly a decade.


Local

Box Elder residents clean up damage while preparing for more floods

Up and down 300 West Street in Garland, hoses criss-cross lawns, gutters gush with water and children play in the spring-like weather.


Environment

Latest survey measures lots of deep, dense snow in Utah river basins

Utah’s mountains continue to be packed with above-average snow levels.


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