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Stories by Emma Penrod

New technologies could help Utahns save water — but are we willing to use them?

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 20, 2018

Many Utahns’ electricity bills will shrink this summer — and there could be even more savings in the works

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 10, 2018

Lyme-carrying ticks and other dangerous pests are creeping into Utah, thanks to climate change

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 4, 2018

Utah offered nearly $13 million in federal cash to address stubborn wood smoke problem

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 2, 2018

New technologies let Utah doctors keep heart patients alive longer — even when their natural hearts stop

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 2, 2018

Feds give Utah three years to bring ozone pollution down to acceptable levels

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 1, 2018

Toxic heavy metals in soils may pose risk to recreation in American Fork Canyon, new report finds

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 22, 2018

Utah’s ozone pollution is getting worse despite progress on other fronts, American Lung Association says

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 17, 2018

Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 16, 2018

Experts doubt a proposed Flaming Gorge pipeline will be built, but it could start a regional water war anyway

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 16, 2018

Even brief exposure to air pollution increases risk of flu and other respiratory infections in children, Utah-based study finds

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 12, 2018

Despite more than a hundred complaints by residents, Utah regulators still struggle to find wood-smoke offenders

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 12, 2018

A new general authority for the LDS Church is also a longtime lobbyist for oil, mining companies

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 5, 2018

Utah wants the power to keep a ‘startling’ amount of water in Bear Lake, but will the Great Salt Lake suffer?

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 4, 2018

Utah to get cleaner gasoline by 2019, but will it be enough if Trump rolls back vehicle emissions standards?

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 3, 2018

Calling Utah’s monument loss ‘tragic,’ Jane Goodall aims to inspire Utahns to fight for public lands, climate action and clean air

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 29, 2018

Utah solar industry hopes new government regulations will bring order to the sector’s frenzied growth

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 28, 2018

Mormons want to save the planet — it’s part of their theology — but many shy away from being called environmentalists

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 27, 2018

Floating trash on the Jordan River threatens entire species of waterfowl, but a new project aims to fix that

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 26, 2018

Utah-based Legend Solar has ‘misrepresented’ itself and should lose its contractor’s license, state regulators say

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 23, 2018

Dixie State University ends $10 million stadium-naming deal with Legend Solar amid company’s financial difficulties

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 22, 2018

Utah regulators seek to revoke license of Utah-based Legend Solar as company shows signs of an ‘extreme cashflow problem’ and customers are left hanging

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 21, 2018

Utah governor asks residents to pray for snow, but this winter is still among the five driest in state’s history — and that’s the good news

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 13, 2018

How simmering conflicts over canyon land, the Mountain Accord and Facebook erupted into Utah’s latest water war

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod March 12, 2018