I am going to say it: People who get climate change, kudos to you. But if you do nothing you are almost as paralyzing to the problem as the climate deniers.
A recent poll showed that Utahns hate dirty air, but their willingness to make lifestyle changes to achieve clean air is limited.
Rep. Mike McKell is concerned about "market consistency," so he is sponsoring HB320, which seeks to prevent cities from making their own decisions about single-use plastic bags.
The "State of the Air" 2019 report shows that too many cities across the nation increased the number of days when particle pollution, often called "soot," soared to often record-breaking levels.
A Harvard researcher studied successful social movements across the globe and discovered that IF at least 3.5% of a given population actively protests for socio-political change, it will happen.
The Utah Department of Environmental Air Quality sent an alert recently that our nasty, stinky air continues to be “unhealthy for sensitive groups.”
It’s sobering to consider the fact that most Utahns are far more likely to die from air pollution than from a gunshot wound or a car crash.
This is probably not a surprise to you if you have ever used an aerosol spray can, but these little stinkers are dangerously toxic to you and the planet.
Dear Governor Herbert, the Utah Legislature and the Utah Congressional Delegation: Air quality is everyone’s concern. We believe that each of you want to play a positive role in improving air quality.
When I moved with my family from California to Utah nine years ago, I was stunned by the horrible air quality in this otherwise gorgeous mountain state.
Did you know mining company, Rio Tinto/Kennecott (RTK) provides less than one fourth of 1% (0.25%) of the jobs in SL and Utah Counties, but about 30% of the pollution?
Parents in Utah were shocked to discover that the Utah Department of Natural Resources was sponsoring an Earth Day poster contest in Utah’s schools, with the theme “Where would we be without oil, gas, and mining?”