sand & gravel

Environment & Public Lands
1:07 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Audit Finds Problems at Utah Division of Air Quality

Staker-Parson's operations on Beck Street in Salt Lake City

The Utah Division of Air Quality regulates airborne dust and other pollution from sand and gravel operations – and a new legislative audit says it could be doing a better job.  

The Legislative Auditor General’s office cites lost paperwork, long delays and enforcement of permits that haven’t been issued yet as problems in the way the division regulates sand and gravel operations.

Bryce Bird, the director of the Division of Air Quality, says it’s clear there’s room for improvement.

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