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Environment

Magna tap water under a boil order — because of a dead raccoon

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means 13h ago

Study shows air pollution makes COVID-19 even more dangerous and deadly, Utah activists warn

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 17h ago

Trump to open more wildlife refuge land to hunting, fishing

By The Associated Press 1d ago

Local leaders shut down popular recreation sites, campgrounds in Grand Staircase, San Rafael Swell, other hiking hot spots

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Wildfire fighting plan eyes 1,000 miles of new fuel breaks, which could cut into sage grouse leks

By Keith Ridler | The Associated Press 2d ago

Work starts in Montana on disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline

By Matthew Brown | The Associated Press 3d ago

San Juan County uranium producer asks for a federal bailout, copper mine loses its state permits as pandemic spreads

Zak Podmore By Zak Podmore 3d ago

Industry seeks to lease 100,000-plus acres near Canyonlands, Arches for drilling

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 4d ago

Government lawyer named as new Grand Canyon park leader

By The Associated Press 5d ago

Utah’s most popular park, Zion, finally closes after state intervenes

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 6d ago

Prescribed burns are canceled in Utah and across the West as coronavirus meets wildfire season

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle 6d ago

Pressure builds from locals to close Utah’s Zion National Park even as tourists continue to go there

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly April 2

Park City Mountain Resort furloughs 391 employees after coronavirus ends the ski season early

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner April 1

In Utah’s mountains and deserts, Columbia spotted frogs are sentinels of climate change

By Judy Fahys | InsideClimate News April 1

Springdale to ask that Zion National Park be closed

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle March 31

What if Utahns had a few seconds’ warning before an earthquake? Technology may make it possible — and save lives.

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly March 29

Arches and Canyonlands national parks to close due to coronavirus. Some who live around Zion National Park are rooting for it to be next.

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle March 27

Trump’s reduction of two national monuments in Utah could result in the loss of 700 rural jobs, study finds

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly March 27

Two magnitude 3 earthquakes rumble, but these temblors came from closer to Salt Lake City

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly March 26

How Utah’s coronavirus response could shape future plans for pollution

Taylor Stevens By Taylor Stevens March 26

After a 5.7 earthquake, Utah seismologists investigate a ‘virtually unknown’ fault

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly March 25

Workers unpaid, environmental situation ‘fragile’ after San Juan County copper mine closes abruptly

Zak Podmore By Zak Podmore March 24

In the face of a pandemic, climate activists reevaluate their tactics

By Judy Fahys | InsideClimate News March 20

A Q&A about Utah’s quake — what happened and what to expect in coming days.

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly March 18