Clean Air Action Team

Air Quality - Utah
3:46 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Utah's GOP Governor Appoints Clear-Air Team

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert is appointing 38 people to a Clean Air Action Team charged with taking a wide look at options to solve Utah's air pollution problem.

Officials say it goes beyond the job of Utah's Air Quality Board, which is adopting mandatory emissions cuts for everything from household products to industrial smokestacks.

Government action won't achieve federal air-quality standards until 2019 at the earliest. Herbert wants improvements sooner.

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