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Environment

Now there’s a $50 million plan to save Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats, but will it work?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

Utah snowpack packed with water, but reservoirs remain low

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

‘War on coal’ is over, Trump team trumpets, as it approves two Utah mining projects

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Think you know Utah? Take our news quiz and find out.

Sara Weber By Sara Weber 3d ago

Trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion

By P. Solomon Banda | The Associated Press 3d ago

Killing of cougar in Utah mountain town prompts debate

By Standard-Examiner 5d ago

Battle over public land designations divides Utah lawmakers, too, as state bill seeks to usurp local control

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 5d ago

Utah House OKs bill that could pave way for EnergySolutions to bring in depleted uranium

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Utah needs to get serious about saving water, critics say, and this proposed conservation plan falls short

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Head of Grand Canyon cleared of undisclosed allegations

February 9

In a first, Utah eco-group sues feds over San Juan energy leases that threaten the ‘last great frontier for American archaeology’

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 7

Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change

By Matthew Daly | Associated Press February 7

Extending the tourist season at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim would boost the local economy, study finds

By The Associated Press February 7

Lawmakers advance bill on radioactive waste; some fear that it paves the way for depleted uranium

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 6

Utah lawmakers advance bill to clean up rail emissions

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 6

Utahns hate bad air, but poll finds few adopt changes that would make it better

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 3

Powerful storm hits Southern California, flooding highways

By Christopher Weber | The Associated Press February 2

Utahns flock to Great Salt Lake to see birds aplenty at Gullstravaganza

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 2

Inland Port may have upsides, but don’t downplay the downsides, Utahns are warned

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 2

National parks rush to repair damage after shutdown

By Brady McCombs and Felicia Fonseca | The Associated Press February 1

Arizona, Utah and five other states agree to use less water from the Colorado River

By Jonathan J. Cooper | The Associated Press February 1

Longtime monument critic and former Utah legislator has been cleared in an investigation into whether he tried to shrink Grand Staircase for his own benefit

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 1

Utah lawmaker complains that ‘chain-smoking’ chimps are running the national forests

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly February 1

The outdoor industry is jumping into the political fight over public lands and climate change

By Dan Elliot | The Associated Press January 31