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Weber County’s flow of secondary water will soon start slowing

WEST HAVEN — The flow of irrigation water will start turning to a trickle on Wednesday, at least for West Haven residents. Supplies for some homeowners in parts of North Ogden, Ogden and South Ogden — Pineview Water Systems customers — will start seeing the flow of secondary water slow ...

Identifying Utah air pollution deaths to spur policy decisions

Recent scientific studies have further advanced conclusions that Utah's air pollution is killing people, but that cause of mortality doesn't show up in the state's vital statistics. In an effort to close that loop, Rep. Stephen Handy of Layton is proposing a bill for the 2022 Utah Legislature ...

Ogden leaders still seeking answers about renewable energy initiative

OGDEN — <a href="https://www.ogdencity.com" target="_blank">Ogden</a> leaders have taken the steps required, so far, to take part in a renewable energy program meant to bolster use of sun and wind power and reduce reliance on carbon-based energy.But questions ...

California wildfire haze likely to linger over Weber County, Wasatch Front

Those brown-gray skies brought on by California wildfires that linger on may not be turning to blue, at least not in the immediate future.A <a href="https://www.weather.gov" target="_blank">U.S. National Weather Service</a> official said Monday that while wind from ...

Utah’s leaders speak about ongoing drought, water conservation efforts

A handful of Utah government and water officials, including Gov. Spencer Cox, spoke on Thursday about the state’s ongoing drought and ways that state agencies can conserve water throughout the rest of the summer.Nearly the entire state, just under 99%, is currently experiencing “extreme” ...

John Curtis gives bipartisan Congressional Energy Storage Caucus a charge

U.S. Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, announced on Thursday that he had launched a bipartisan caucus in order to “unify energy storage efforts and initiatives and advance energy storage through legislation and advocacy.”The Congressional Energy Storage Caucus, which Curtis launched alongside Rep. ...

Pleasant View joins chorus, urging residents to conserve water

PLEASANT VIEW — Pleasant View City has joined a chorus the includes many other governments across the state formally asking residents to reduce water usage and warning of increased punitive measures for those who don’t.To address worsening, statewide drought conditions, the Pleasant View ...