Entries by Emily Paskett

A federal rollback of clean car standards? Why some Utah leaders say no

Tougher standards would cut pollution, save lives By Amy Joi O’Donoghue@Amyjoi16  Aug 28, 2019, 1:58pm MDT Haze hangs over the Salt Lake Valley on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Kristin Murphy SALT LAKE CITY — Two of the leaders of the Utah Legislature’s bipartisan Clean Air Caucus said the Trump administration’s plan to roll back clean car standards set […]

Twelfth Annual Governor’s Idle Free Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13th, 2019 Twelfth Annual Governor’s Idle Free Declaration September marks the 12th Annual Governor Declaration for Idle Free in Utah September 2019 and the 2019-2020 Winter Season in Utah. The Governor’s Declaration is currently signed by 72 Utah Mayors who represent more than ¾ of the state’s population. The highly anticipated […]

DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research:

For Immediate Release: 8/16/19 Salt Lake City, Utah DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research: Two Utah Advanced Vehicle Projects are Selected to be Funded Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced $59 million for 43 projects for new and innovative advanced vehicle […]

Utah company Packsize demos ‘right-size’ packaging to DOE, sustainability leaders

Utah company Packsize demos ‘right-size’ packaging to DOE, sustainability leaders   SALT LAKE CITY — As e-commerce giants scramble to retreat from plastic packaging amid a torrent of reports highlighting environmental degradation related to the material, a local cardboard packaging innovator may be set to explode. On Wednesday, officials from the U.S. Department of Energy […]