Environment & Public Lands
4:00 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Earth Day Campaign Kicks Off New DEQ Blog

Credit Utah Department of Environmental Quality


Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality is launching a blog 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.

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Business & Labor
7:08 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

EPA Awards Grant to Cut Heavy Duty Truck Emissions on the Wasatch Front

C.R. England Global Transportation applied for and received grant money to help cut exhaust emission at the company.
Credit File: C.R. England Trucking

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has been awarded a 496-thousand dollar grant to reduce the emissions of Wasatch Front-based heavy-duty trucks. The funding comes from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act. Lisa Burr is senior research analyst with the Utah Division of Air Quality. She says the money goes directly toward improving engine technology.

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