Entries by Emily Paskett

Utahns encouraged to be idle free

by Becky GINOS bginos@davisclipper.com SALT LAKE CITY—Utah is famous for its inversions and with winter fast approaching the push is on to go “idle free.” Last week, the Lt. Governor, representatives from Utah Clean Cities, the legislature and others came together to kick off the 12th Annual Governor’s Declaration for Idle Free in Utah September […]

Utah clean air advocates say Trump’s plan to weaken pollution standards is ‘unthinkable’

Photo: (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Southbound traffic on I-15 approaching Pleasant Grove on Wednesday Aug. 28, 2019. By Bethany Rodgers  · Published: August 28 Updated: August 29, 2019 A bipartisan pair of Utah lawmakers on Wednesday decried a Trump administration proposal to weaken the nation’s car-emissions standards, a change the two said their […]

Coalition opposes proposal to rollback clean air standards for vehicles

POSTED 12:25 PM, AUGUST 28, 2019, BY LEXIE JOHNSON, UPDATED AT 12:42PM, AUGUST 28, 2019   SALT LAKE CITY — Several local leaders spoke at the Utah State Capitol Wednesday, calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to not go through with the proposed rollback of America’s clean car standards. State Representative Stephen Handy, R-Layton, Suzanne Harrison, D-Draper, […]

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 […]