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.
Rob Davies is an accomplished scientist. He worked in Russia helping with the International Space Station. He researched quantum optics in Oxford, England. He’s now an associate professor at Utah State University in the Department of Physics.
A bill working its way through the Utah Legislature would bring stiffer fines and bolster enforcement for diesel vehicles intentionally modified to blow smoke.
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated what waste Promontory Point Resources would accept and when the state received a permit application. We regret the errors.
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.
A proposed large landfill on the southern tip of the Great Salt Lake’s Promontory Point is generating a lot of public interest, particularly as it nears fruition.
The “Out Standing in a Field” podcasters — reporter Leia Larsen and photographer Benjamin Zack — touch base with a few more scientists for updates on their favorite episodes.
This month, China officially slapped the U.S. with a ban on some recyclable materials and tougher standards for accepting others. The impacts are already starting to pile up, including in Weber County.