Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts

In Their Own Words: Air quality regulations
First Published Feb 19 2014 07:08 am • Last Updated Feb 20 2014 04:59 pm

Rep. Becky Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, is pushing a bill that would authorize Utah’s Division of Air Quality to make laws more stringent than federal regulations set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Edwards said HB121 removes the restriction in current Utah law that prevents the state’s DAQ from making rules and regulations stricter than EPA standards.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

"We have unique geography here and we have unique needs," Edwards said. "But we don’t have any unique Utah-specific research for our state. So that’s a problem because we can’t make decisions that are best for Utah when we don’t have the good data."

amcdonald@sltrib.com

Twitter: @amymcdonald89




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.