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Environment

As snows melt elsewhere, Utah could have leg up on hosting future Winter Olympic Games — thanks to global warming

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 1d ago

Oil and gas industry targets Utah’s Molen Reef, a treasure trove of ancient rock art

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

In case affecting Utah mines, judge orders trial on challenge to Oakland coal ban

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Environmentalists worry Utah regulators let violations at radioactive waste site ‘fly under the radar’

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 6d ago

Rain records, avalanche warning in Utah

By The Associated Press 6d ago

Lawmaker aims to strip Utah cities’ authority to protect their drinking water sources

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Utah's air quality is sickening, even killing locals year-round, new research suggests

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod January 9

Cliven Bundy emerges free, defiant after Nevada case tossed

By Ken Ritter | The Associated Press January 8

Utah’s top coal producer is fighting to reverse a California city’s ban on exporting coal and open new markets for local mines

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly January 8

Feds rescind climate and conservation policies because they’re ‘inconsistent’ with Trump's energy goals

By Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post January 6

2 years after a huge Colorado mine spill polluted Utah rivers, the state is suing the EPA

By The Associated Press January 6

Utahns celebrate adventurous and literary life of Page Stegner, son of Wallace, who continued family passion for Utah's wild places

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty January 5

Utah reluctantly asks feds to push pause on the state’s Lake Powell Pipeline

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod January 5

Superfund work touted by Trump EPA was completed years ago

By Michael Biesecker and Jason Dearen | The Associated Press January 5

Utah’s air pollution woes unlikely to clear up before 2024, state scientists say

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod January 5

Feds say Utah has another serious air quality problem — ozone

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod January 4

National parks need money — but raising entry fees could backfire

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly January 2

Do low snow totals bode ill for Utah skiing in 2018?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly January 1

The Salt Lake Tribune’s most-read stories of 2017

Sara Weber By Sara Weber December 30, 2017

Feds optimistic Utah's history of failing to meet air quality rules is coming to an end, new EPA boss says

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod December 28, 2017

Utah in 2017: Trump shrinks monuments, shelter cops clamp down, BYU loosens up, Chaffetz quits, Swallow is cleared, ‘Zion Curtain’ falls, nurse Wubbels rises and more

David Noyce By David Noyce December 28, 2017

Moab tour operator tries to block 28 tourists from suing over boat crash injuries

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly December 27, 2017

These heroic rats detect land mines. Now they might help save an endangered anteater.

By Karin Brulliard | The Washington Post December 24, 2017

As snowmobiles lose popularity in Utah, retrofitted UTVs and motorcycles gain more traction

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly December 24, 2017