POLLUTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLLUTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450215-79/center-gas-drilling-penn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450215-79/center-gas-drilling-penn.html.csp">GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BEGOS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pittsburgh • Penn State University said Wednesday that General Electric Co. will give the school up to $10 million to create a new center for natural gas industry research. Penn State President Eric Barron said the center will produce tangible benefits to the industry, to communities that are affected by drilling or related activity, and to consumers. GE said the money will support research projects, equipment, and undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellowships at The Center for Collabora...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584502152014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450215@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:22:01 MDT Obama: No nation has ‘free pass’ on climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446507-68/carbon-climate-united-nations.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446507-68/carbon-climate-united-nations.html.csp">Obama: No nation has ‘free pass’ on climate change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T21:13:25.835-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 09:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">UNITED NATIONS • In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States’ lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution. “The United States has made ambitious investments in clean energy and ambitious reductions in our carbon emissions,” Obama said. “Today I call on all countries to join us, n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584465072014-09-23T21:13:25.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T21:13:25.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:13:25 MDT Court blocks pollution rules for Wyoming power plants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395240-79/wyoming-court-epa-pollution.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395240-79/wyoming-court-epa-pollution.html.csp">Court blocks pollution rules for Wyoming power plants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can’t force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state’s legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel ruled Tuesday. Wyoming has proposed less stringent pollution controls on coal-fired power plants than those the EPA says are required to reduce regional haze in national parks and wilderness areas. Wyoming has appealed the federal agency’s rejection of aspects of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952402014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T19:06:16.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395240@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:06:16 MDT 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