Tag: water

NIMBY syndrome

As a progressive Utahn, there were several things for me to be enthused about after last November’s election. Propositions 2, 3 and 4 passed, and Ben McAdams won Mia Love’s congressional seat. But something decidedly unprogressive also happened that night, which dampened my enthusiasm. Voters in Holladay rejected the proposed redevelopment of the long-vacant site

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August 2017 Interim Session Update: “All Things Water”

Utah has a long way to go to be a leader in water quality. From mine tailing contamination to algal blooms to depleting water supply, Utah faces a potential water crisis. Fortunately, Utah is trying to fix the problem, but that process is speckled by pros and cons. The Good   Governor Herbert requested a

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Better UTAH Beat Episode 29 – December 11, 2012

Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. World leaders met in Doha, Qatar last week to discuss global climate change and in Salt Lake City, local leaders have been working to address our own climate change concerns. Climate change is expected to dramatically affect the ski industry in Utah.

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Utah legislator rips D.C. while raking in federal cash

Ultimately, the Kane County Water Conservancy District envisions up to 700 connections in the area of Strawberry Ridge, including Zion View, the mostly primitive Skyhaven Mountain Retreat subdivision and 200 acres of undeveloped school-trust lands in the county. But if the Alliance for a Better Utah has anything to say about it, Noel won’t be

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