Energy & Environment
3:46 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Governor Asks for Cleaner Gasoline

The Holly-Frontier refinery in Woods Cross, Utah
Dan Bammes

  Utah Governor Gary Herbert is asking Utah’s oil refineries to produce cleaner gasoline.  But it may be years before they’re actually ready to do that. 

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Environment & Public Lands
7:00 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Clearing the Air: Big Industry

The Holly-Frontier oil refinery in West Bountiful, UT
Dan Bammes

The air pollution that we can see suspended in the cold air trapped during Utah’s infamous temperature inversions is called PM 2.5 – particulate matter 2.5 microns in diameter or smaller.  Just how much of that comes from large industrial polluters is a subject of some dispute, along with just what should be done about it. Dan Bammes has the third in our series of reports on Clearing the Air.

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