air quality

Wasatch County Growth In U.S. Top Five

Mar 12, 2018

Wasatch County is the second-fastest growing county in Utah and fourth in the nation, according to the University of Utah Policy Institute.  The growth is largely due to net migration, which means more people are coming into the county than leaving.  County officials face many challenges in keeping up with the pace.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Turn the Key OFF

Feb 15, 2018

Wintertime inversions are a common event in Utah! They often create a smog-trapping ceiling over a city. Help be a part of the solution. Whether it's driving less or being more energy efficient, these small changes can have a beneficial impact on our air quality. Commit to carpooling, riding a bike, or using public transportation for your daily commutes.

The Swaner EcoCenter and Park City Municipal are hosting a panel discussion that's free to the public.  The event on Tuesday, the 18th is looking at air quality issues around Park City and Summit County.  Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired April 9, 2013.

State environmental officials say that western Summit County is seeing elevated levels of ozone--and the county could be designated as a problem area if federal pollution standards change.    But they told the Summit County Council Wednesday that there is no particular new law or program they can adopt as a cure.   Rick Brough has more.