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Environment

Lords of the rings: Four Utah trees reign as the oldest of their kind — and they provide peeks at the past, clues to the future

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 7h ago

Did the BLM give looters a treasure map to find American Indian artifacts in southern Utah?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure protecting birds

By Matthew Daly | The Associated Press 2d ago

Utah museum unveils yet another dino-mite discovery from Utah’s Grand Staircase

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Visitors avoid U.S. national parks when pollution rises, study says

By Matthew Brown | The Associated Press 3d ago

Wilderness activist Rose Chilcoat won’t be tried in southern Utah corral dispute; state decides not to fight move to drop charges

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 5d ago

Colorado man to face trial in cattle-gate dispute, but Utah court is poised to drop case against his activist wife, Rose Chilcoat

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 5d ago

Oregon Hotshot team is one of just seven elite crews fighting wildfires on American Indian reservations

By Tom James | The Associated Press July 15

When fencing becomes an obstacle or hazard for migrating wildlife, one Wyoming group steps in to disassemble it. So far, members have pulled 200 miles of barbed wire.

By Frederica Kolwey | Jackson Hole News and Guide July 14

Benches, trees, caves provide respite in Arizona flood

By Felicia Fonseca and Alina Hartounian | The Associated Press July 13

South Dakota regulators seek input on $297M wind project operated by Utah-based company

By The Associated Press July 13

Utah’s Nordic Valley proposes huge ski expansion, including plans for one of the world’s longest gondolas

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly July 13

You may have to reserve a time to see Delicate Arch, but is such a system really the best way to rescue Arches from adventure-killing congestion?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly July 13

There could be eight times more coal mining near Bryce Canyon National Park if Trump’s BLM has its way

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly July 12

Flash floods, rockfalls close parts of Zion National Park

By The Associated Press July 12

Utah wildlife officials rush to save hundreds of cutthroat trout in fire’s path

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly July 11

Navajo Nation urges expansion of radiation exposure law

By The Associated Press July 10

Truck hauling waste from mine that polluted Colorado River 3 years ago crashes, spills more into creek

By The Associated Press July 9

Starbucks will stop handing out plastic straws by 2020

By Abha Bhattarai | The Washington Post July 9

It smells like fire, and the haze is thick. The Salt Lake Valley’s air faces a ‘double whammy’ from fires and ozone.

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly July 6

Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns

By Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post July 5

Goats chomp down Utah homeowners’ grass to prevent wildfires — and they sure look cute doing it

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner July 5

Why a teacher carried her 2-year-old up to Scott Pruitt’s restaurant table and asked him to resign

By Avi Selk | The Washington Post July 3

Fruitland ordered to evacuate as Dollar Ridge wildfire spreads in eastern Utah

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly , nate carlisle July 3