Category: Enviro Update

Environews

Mourning our fallen: Wind storm topples urban forest An intense wind storm that hit northern Utah on September 8 toppled thousands of big, old trees,

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Environews

I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is. – Greta Thunberg   Don’t Bomb the Bighorns Utah Congressman

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Environews roundup for July 2020

Central Wasatch stewardship The Central Wasatch Commission is the governmental entity that emerged from the Mountain Accord process, which focuses on  transportation, economy, recreation and

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Environews

A congressman once told me that Utah’s vast barren desert was an unappreciated economic asset. Everything we make, he said enthusiastically, involves some kind of

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Environews for May 2020

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone —Joni Mitchell (Big Yellow Taxi)   Earthquake preparedness Now

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Environews April 2020

Utah Legislature: The good, the bad and the ugly. The 2020 General Session of the Utah Legislature wrapped up on March 12 with 510 new

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Utah Environews

To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe—to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that

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Utah Environews

I think there’s a trap in loving that empty western possibility, especially when you don’t live in it all the time. That’s part of the

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Environews

Burr trail controversy resurfaces In April, the Bureau of Land Management allowed Garfield County to chip-seal 7.5 miles of a remote dirt road, reigniting a

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A win for pollinators

Citizen action group does end-run around bureaucracy to change pesticide laws In their nearly 30 years of existence, neonicotinoids have become the most widely used

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