Heal Utah is coming out against the proposed fee on Utah households who produce their own energy - and will be in Park City Tuesday to give residents ideas about how to fight it. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson welcome entomologist Dennis vanEnglesdorp to This Green to talk about his recent paper on the health of bees gathering pollen from plants sprayed with insecticides and other chemicals. The the policy director of HEAL Utah Matt Pacenza talks about why the state needs to pursue cleaner renewable energy resource and why the public should be involved.
Even with overwhelming public support for renewable energy - Utah's renewable energy production has remained stagnant. But HEAL Utah - and some Summit County residents - hope to change that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
First, Nick Comerford, University of Florida professor discusses soil erosion and soil loss. Soil is a non-renewable resource, and once gone, it's nearly impossible to replace. Then, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director with HEAL Utah comes on the second half to discuss Rocky Mountain Power's request to add a monthly $4.25 fee to owners of solar panels.