DEQ http://kuer.org en Earth Day Campaign Kicks Off New DEQ Blog http://kuer.org/post/earth-day-campaign-kicks-new-deq-blog <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality is <a href="http://dequtah.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">launching a blog</a> this week. It’s first posts focus on what they call the 12 days of Earth Day, leading into April 22. Amanda Smith is director of DEQ, and she’s kicking off the campaign.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 44559 at http://kuer.org Earth Day Campaign Kicks Off New DEQ Blog EPA Awards Grant to Cut Heavy Duty Truck Emissions on the Wasatch Front http://kuer.org/post/epa-awards-grant-cut-heavy-duty-truck-emissions-wasatch-front <p>The <a href="http://www.deq.utah.gov/">Utah Department of Environmental Quality</a> has been awarded a 496-thousand dollar grant to reduce the emissions of Wasatch Front-based heavy-duty trucks. The funding comes from the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/diesel/projects-national.htm">Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act</a>. Lisa Burr is senior research analyst with the Utah Division of Air Quality. She says the money goes directly toward improving engine technology.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 02:08:25 +0000 Bob Nelson 42421 at http://kuer.org EPA Awards Grant to Cut Heavy Duty Truck Emissions on the Wasatch Front