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Environment

A Canadian firm wants to start mining on Utah lands that used to be part of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

Because VW tried to dodge pollution laws, Utah will get $35M to spend on low-emission vehicles

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Fearing Utah could lose millions in school revenue, attorney general wants state to step in on Ute Tribe’s land lawsuits

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

We’ve heard it before, but this Utah tar sands operation says it’s poised to produce oil and actually make money

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 4d ago

Inspectors find Quagga mussels on 3 boats in northern Utah

By The Associated Press 5d ago

Nine horses die in Carbon County after eating toxic plant

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins 6d ago

Utah drillers import fracking sand from Wisconsin, but there may a cheaper place to buy it right inside the Beehive State

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Conservationists balk as feds aim to expand hunting in Utah’s Bear River Bird Refuge

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 11

Utah names new director to oversee its state parks

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 11

Health risk report delayed at Colorado mining Superfund site

By The Associated Press June 11

More evacuations ordered near southwestern Colorado wildfire

By The Associated Press June 11

Watch where you step: With prey getting scarce, Utah rattlesnakes are on the prowl and hungrier than ever

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 10

More than 30 years ago, all of Red Butte Canyon’s beavers were killed. Some Utah professors say now is the time to bring them back.

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 6

State OKs plan to put bighorn sheep in southern Utah mountains despite concerns of woolgrowers

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 5

Volunteers brave hissing, honking and biting to round up Utah’s urban geese

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 5

Utah’s ozone pollution has already exceeded environmental standards three times — and summer is still weeks away

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 5

Weber official who challenged climate change will join Utah natural resources agency after being cleared of misusing funds

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly June 4

Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake water plans

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod June 1

One Utah national park is looking into limiting the number of visitors each day and requiring permits for certain trails

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 31

Utah wants to put bighorn sheep in more southern Utah mountains, but woolgrowers fear they’ll be the losers

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 30

Scientists discover the fossilized skull of a mammal-like critter under a dinosaur’s foot in Utah — and then it gets even weirder

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 29

Here’s why there are so many coyotes and why they are spreading so fast

By Darryl Fears | The Washington Post May 29

On University of Utah campus, where foot traffic goes all night long, a push against light pollution

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty May 29

How a Bryce Canyon worker’s search for burrowing prairie dogs went from ‘Caddyshack’ to ‘Law & Order’

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 28