‘Caring’ Utah’s Environmental Protection Office is now under the control of ‘environmental justice’

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is now headed by an environmental justice consultant who, like the Trump administration, has targeted the state’s environmental protection agency for the purpose of “caring” for its workers.DeSmog reported Thursday that the appointment of a former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer to the DEQ’s Office of Enforcement and […]

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Why Utah’s ‘Clean Air’ Act won’t help its environment

The Clean Air Act, signed into law by President Obama in February, aims to curb carbon emissions from power plants and improve air quality by banning the use of mercury in coal-fired power plants.But some environmentalists fear that the bill will do more harm than good by encouraging industries to use mercury-contaminated chemicals in their […]

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