POLLUTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLLUTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: What plans for Utah air pollution? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326648-82/mexico-mission-plans-trade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326648-82/mexico-mission-plans-trade.html.csp">Letter: What plans for Utah air pollution?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:01.972-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert boasted a successful trade mission to Mexico in April, which included a clean air highlight. Once touted as one of the most polluted cities in the world, Mexico City has cut its pollution in half in the face of a growing population. Our inversion season is right around the corner. (Remember it came early last year.) I’m still waiting to hear what our governor learned and what changes he plans to implement. Having a family member who has yet to recover from a neurological event ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326648@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:01 MDT Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281407-68/pipeline-carbon-pollution-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281407-68/pipeline-carbon-pollution-oil.html.csp">Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn’t take into account that the added oil from the pipeline would drop prices by about $3 a barrel, spurring consumption that would create more pollution, the researchers said. Outside experts not connected to the study gave it mixed reviews. The American Petroleum Institute found the study to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582814072014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T13:17:31.357-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281407@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:17:31 MDT Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp">Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newport News, Va. • As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. This fossil fuel trade threatens to undermine President Barack Obama’s strategy for reducing the gases blamed for climate change and reveals a little-discussed side effect of countries acting alone on a global problem. The contribution of thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328312014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232831@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:29:02 MDT Five things to know about coal trade, global warming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232844-79/coal-exports-global-demand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232844-79/coal-exports-global-demand.html.csp">Five things to know about coal trade, global warming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue: 1. AS U.S. REDUCES COAL USE, DEMAND RISES GLOBALLY. Over the past six years, the U.S. has cut consumption by 195 million tons as power plants have burned cheaper natural gas instead. The Environmental Protection ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328442014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232844@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:29:02 MDT Hearing Wednesday on tougher controls on oil refineries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190301-79/refineries-oil-epa-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190301-79/refineries-oil-epa-hearing.html.csp">Hearing Wednesday on tougher controls on oil refineries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Residents of modest neighborhoods near three of the largest oil refineries in California called on the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to crack down on plant emissions, saying the pollution is choking their children and endangering their health. Residents of the oil-rich Wilmington area of Los Angeles were among 15 speakers to address the morning session of an EPA hearing about a proposed rule requiring stricter emission controls and monitoring standards. Several speak...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903012014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:31:36.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190301@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:31:36 MDT