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Environment

Drought on tap to intensify over U.S. Southwest

By Susan Montoya Bryan | The Associated Press 2d ago

Uranium makes feds’ list of minerals ‘critical’ to national security, setting off a debate in Utah and beyond

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 2d ago

Why is Utah’s Alta Ski Area pushing for a tram up iconic Mount Baldy?

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 3d ago

EPA blocks some media from Pruitt water contaminants summit

By The Associated Press 3d ago

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

By Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy | The Associated Press 4d ago

Utah appeals court delays trial of activist accused of trying to harm cattle by closing gate

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly 4d ago

Utah teens who persuaded lawmakers to recognize climate change join Gov. Herbert at resolution signing

By The Associated Press 5d ago

New technologies could help Utahns save water — but are we willing to use them?

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod 5d ago

Utah’s Kanarraville starts charging visitors $8 to hike popular slot canyon

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 16

‘The divide holds up’: How two rural Utah counties disagree on most everything, but especially environmental policies

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 16

In a potential boon to rural Utah, judge overturns Oakland’s ban on coal shipments through its port

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 15

Siding with a Utah developer, a U.S. judge just scrapped California’s ban on coal shipments

By Janie Har | The Associated Press May 15

5 states join Utah in legal fight over Washington state coal-export terminal

By Phuong Le | The Associated Press May 12

Feds block government archaeologists from speaking at a major science conference

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 11

San Juan County judge rejects delay in felony gate-closing case, but moves activists’ May 23 trial to Price

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 11

Many Utahns’ electricity bills will shrink this summer — and there could be even more savings in the works

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 10

Utah public-lands bill that would protect 1 million acres, establish a Jurassic National Monument is drawing fire from conservation groups

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 9

Diesel Brother and monster truck enthusiast Dave Sparks buys Utah’s Fremont Island in Great Salt Lake

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 9

As felony trial looms, activists seek appeal in San Juan County gate-closing trial

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 8

Feds grant Utah’s largest coal producer a royalty discount worth up to $19 million for mining hard-to-reach deposits

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 7

I briefly won my battle with myrtle spurge, and all it took was a minor head injury and some chemical burns

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty May 7

How a ‘waterwise’ ornamental plant has taken over Wasatch foothills

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 7

Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought

By Felicia Fonseca | The Associated Press May 6

‘Everyone thinks about quitting’: Utah runners are put to the test during the Salt Flats 100 mile endurance race

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly May 5