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Environment

How the future of Utah’s coal industry rests with a federal judge in San Francisco

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 1d ago

Known for toxic algae, Utah Lake could become a housing development for half a million people

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 2d ago

Zion, Bryce Canyon parks report record number of visitors

By The Associated Press 2d ago

It’s getting hot in here. No, really — 2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report

By Chris Mooney | The Washington Post 2d ago

Adventure vs. clean water: Surging foot traffic to popular Utah canyon poses a challenge for Iron County

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Port developer attacks Oakland coal ban and city’s claims that Utah shipments would endanger public health

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 3d ago

Nearly all the members of the National Park Service advisory panel just resigned in frustration — including one from Utah

By Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post 4d ago

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

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 5d ago

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

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 5d ago

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

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly January 11

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

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod January 11

Rain records, avalanche warning in Utah

By The Associated Press January 11

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

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly January 11

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