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.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert is scheduled to visit a group of Heber City high school students today, who urged lawmakers this year to pass a bill allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to serve as election poll workers. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Heeding Governor Herbert's challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math or STEM education, businesses in Utah stepped up and launched a more than $2,000,000 media campaign to increase interest in STEM education. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Film actor, director and founder of the Sundance Institute Robert Redford was honored by the state of Utah Saturday, with November 9th being proclaimed as Robert Redford Day in Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Governor Gary Herbert says water conservation in Utah is among the highest of priorities as he lays out a plan for statewide conservation. On a local level, Park City Municipal will participate by examining some of its own conservation practices. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Saying it's a $1,000,000 loss to the state, Utah Governor Gary Herbert Tuesday formally requested President Obama to re-open the state's five national parks, several national monuments, historic sites and recreation areas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.