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Environment

Dominion Energy, lawmakers want to add fees to Utahns’ heating bills to fund new gas lines in rural communities

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 11h ago

Utah’s landfills are rarely inspected, so a new bill proposes a solution: Let the landfills inspect themselves

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 11h ago

Spectacular fossils found at Bears Ears — right where Trump removed protections

By Darryl Fears and Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post 22h ago

Company abruptly withdraws bid to bring out-of-state industrial waste to a landfill it is building near the Great Salt Lake

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

Lawmakers back giving developers parts of Utah Lake for an island subdivision — in exchange for fixing the polluted lake’s many problems

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

After hearing that fears about pollution are overblown, Utah lawmakers OK plan to pare back watershed protections

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 2d ago

National ethics group calls for investigation of Utah Rep. Mike Noel ‘for failing to disclose conflicts of interest’

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes hints at suing feds over control of public lands

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Scenic, sacred and now sexy! Fashion designer makes a bold statement for protecting Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 3d ago

Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

By David Sharp | The Associated Press 5d ago

Lawmakers considering spending millions to sue California and fight the ‘war on Utah coal’

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 16

Some Utah lawmakers deny climate change, but OK a bill recognizing its impacts after hearing pleas from students

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod February 15

Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters

By Scott Sonner | The Associated Press February 15

Lawsuits against EPA contractor involved with Gold King Mine spill move ahead

By The Associated Press February 15

More than 160,000 people applied to hike The Wave last year. Only a few thousand got in.

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 14

Some Utah lawmakers are skeptical that pollution from vehicles is a problem, but give initial support to reducing emissions from trucks and trains

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod February 14

Wary of saying humans are responsible, Utah lawmakers postpone vote on two climate-change resolutions

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod February 13

Nonprofit seeking ranchers for branding history exhibit

By The Associated Press February 12

Are California climate policies unfair to Utah?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 12

After its first pick was too close to an ancient burial ground, a Utah school district is negotiating a new site for an elementary school

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 9

Trump’s Interior Secretary announces wildlife initiative with hunting benefits, as protesters in Salt Lake City slam his public-lands policies

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 9

Utah's warm winter drives elk out of Hardware Ranch, leading to the early end of another popular outdoors event

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 9

Abysmally dry, warm conditions across Utah may be a glimpse of the state’s future, water experts say

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod February 9

Utah’s Lake Powell is expected to get less than half of its usual water from spring runoff, thanks to warm, dry winter

By Dan Elliot | The Associated Press February 8