As winter inversion sets in, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proposes $100 million in new funding to address air quality

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Salt Lake City skyline on a hazy day, Thursday Dec. 6, 2018.

Thursday was a moderate air quality day, as Salt Lake City’s winter inversion began to creep in. The state Division of Air Quality called for Utahns to not burn solid fuels and the division asked residents to reduce or stop open burning and limit vehicle use by consolidating trips.

Gov. Gary Herbert also announced on Thursday in his proposed budget funding to the tune of $100 million to address air quality.