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Salt Lake City
5:49 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Salt Lake Valley Is Trying To Clean Up Their Air

Amidst heightened air quality concerns in the Salt Lake Valley, a medical waste burning facility will be relocated to the West desert. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Gary Herbert
5:32 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

Herbert Signs Eight Bills To Improve Utah Air Quality

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert has signed 8 bills designed to clear Utah's murky wintertime skies.

Herbert took the action during a ceremony Friday attended by clear air advocates including some lawmakers who published for the legislation.

The new laws will facilitate electrical vehicle charging stations, assist homeowners whose only source of heat is wood burning, provide tax credits for energy efficient vehicles and encourage use of biodiesel fuel.