Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.

Government

Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Environment

Podcast: Controversies swirl at future landfill near Great Salt Lake

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“Out Standing in a Field” podcasters Benjamin Zack and Leia Larsen drove across the Union Pacific Railroad Causeway, visited the site of the future landfill and surveyed the construction of its first waste cell.


Environment

Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.


Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


Environment

Utah lawmakers push for tougher penalties against trucks 'rolling coal'

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House Committee passes Motor Vehicle Emissions Amendments bill with 6-1 vote Friday. It would bring stiffer fines and bolster enforcement for diesel vehicles intentionally modified to blow smoke.


Environment

Utah's 2018 snowpack and runoff forecast looks somber

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Snowpacks still sit far below the 30-year average.


Environment

Victims of fast-moving landslide vent frustrations to Riverdale City Council

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For 45 minutes, residents peppered the mayor and city council with questions and concerns. At times, the exchange became tense.


Environment

Box Elder lawmaker has mixed feelings about pushing Promontory landfill approval

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The Utah Legislature approved the large landfill near the Great Salt Lake two years ago. Now, the lawmaker who backed the measure says he wasn’t fully aware of the facts or demand for urgent action.


Local

Barn owl rescued from industrial vent, in serious condition at wildlife center

Injured barn owl

The owl was found on Thursday, Feb. 1, in the furnace ducts at a Corinne business and brought to the rehabilitation center the same day.


Environment

Public event planned for discussion on Promontory Point landfill

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A landfill is likely coming to the shores of the Great Salt Lake, and environmental advocates have planned a public meeting for Tuesday night to discuss its implications.


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