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It’s imperative that the plant not be located in a place that could someday see homes and schools crop up, Milne said. The conflict in North Salt Lake arose from poor planning that allowed an industrial area to get rezoned for residential uses, Milne said.
"Tooele County is bigger than three states and we only have 60,000 people. That’s a whole lot of open space where they will likely get away from future residential growth," he said.
Air-quality town hall Wednesday
The Tribune’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce will moderate a town-hall discussion on Utah’s air quality challenges with a panel of experts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.
Share the story of your bad air day
How does poor air quality affect you? The Salt Lake Tribune and KUED Channel 7 want to hear your bad-air-day stories — whether written or video-recorded.
Share video stories on Tout at tout.com/sltrib or at #mybadairday on Instagram. The Tribune and KUED will share your stories as part of our ongoing air-quality coverage.
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