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VIDEO: Great Salt Lake dredging debate: Boaters left adrift

Navigating a 54-foot yacht through the Great Salt Lake marina’s tight harbor takes finesse. It doesn’t help that a drought-induced dropping lake and...


Recreation

Low water in lakes spells trouble for Utah boaters

Utah’s warm, snowless winter could spell trouble for boaters this summer. Dropping water levels along the Great Salt Lake and Utah Lake have sent officials...


Environment

Utah Senate stifles clean air bill after industry lunch

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill allowing the state to enact stricter air regulations than federal requirements failed Tuesday in the Utah Senate. Senate Bill 87 would...


Environment

Ogden’s Seed Swap: ‘More than just growing vegetables’

This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of the Ogden Seed Exchange’s Seed Swap, and it’s seeing healthy growth every year. Friends David Wolfgram and...


Environment

HEAL director offers insight on burn ban failure

OGDEN — The Utah Air Quality Board’s proposed wood burning ban remains a hot topic among environmental groups, despite stifling public dissent....




Environment

Summit pump test data provides clues about impacts

EDEN — State scientists have weighed in on Summit’s controversial pump test, and appear to have some positive implications for the ski resort...


Environment

Strong opposition smothers proposed burning ban

The public comment period has closed for the state Air Quality Board’s proposed seasonal wood burning ban, which garnered an overwhelmingly negative response....


Environment

State, counties look to crack down on smoking diesel vehicles

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series about diesel emissions and air quality. Part one explored moves by counties to implement diesel...


Environment

Counties look to diesel emissions testing for cleaner air

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series about diesel emissions and air quality. Weber County is looking to get diesel drivers on board to help...


Environment

Snow data points to continued drought along the Weber

The water and snowpack numbers are in, confirming what many Utahns have already noticed — so far, we’ve had a pretty lousy snow year. According to the...

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