Utah Department of Environmental Quality Algal Bloom Warning Expands, Includes Jordan River By Bob Nelson • Jul 18, 2016 Ben Holcomb, Harmful Algal Bloom Coordinator, Utah Department of Environmental Quality Listen Listening... / 1:46 With the closure of Utah Lake just last week due to a toxic algal bloom, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality is expanding warnings now to include the Jordan River and lower Cottonwood Creek. USU Utah Climate Center: 4-9 Day Valley Inversion Likely Next Week By Bob Nelson • Dec 3, 2015 Utah State University Utah Climate Center Listen Listening... / 1:15 The Utah State University Climate Center’s inversion forecast is showing the season’s first big spike in probable valley inversions starting next week. Midvale Superfund Site Praised as Model Redevelopment By Brian Grimmett • Apr 20, 2015 Brian Grimmett Listen Listening... / 1:43 The Environmental Protection Agency has officially removed the newly redeveloped Midvale Slag site from the Superfund National Priorities List. Utah DEQ Awards $700K in Grants and Loans for EV's and CNG Vehicle Expansion By Bob Nelson • Jan 16, 2015 Brian Gimmett Listen Listening... / 1:19 The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has awarded $700,000 in grants and low-interest loans to expand electric and natural gas vehicle use across the state. DEQ Report Looks at Environmental Challenges By Dan Bammes • Dec 29, 2014 Lin Meiyun / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Listen Listening... / 1:22 story audio The Utah Department of Environmental Quality issued its annual report on Monday. It talks about some of the success the department’s had this year, but also looks at challenges that lie ahead. Former Stericycle Employee Accuses Company of Burning Radioactive Waste By Andrea Smardon • Sep 17, 2014 Environews USA A former worker from Stericycle’s medical waste incinerator in North Salt Lake City has accused the company of illegally burning radioactive waste. Nearby residents are asking Governor Gary Herbert once again to shut down the incinerator.