Environment

Uintah wildfire damage almost erased, but hard-learned lessons linger

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Before and after pictures are stunning, but danger of a repeat incident still remains.

Local

Allergy doc says 2018 pollen season could be brutal in Northern Utah

Pollen 2018

Local doctor offers tips for avoiding the extremely high pollen counts, which came early this year.


Local

Uintah wildfire damage almost erased, but hard-learned lessons linger

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Before and after pictures are stunning, but danger of a repeat incident still remains.


Entertainment

Ogden Nature Center's Earth Day bash offers games, workshops, exhibits, food

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The 13th annual event on Saturday, April 21, will focus on protecting our natural environment.


Guest Commentary

Readers react: North Ogden considers dumping recycling program

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Here’s what Standard-Examiner readers had to say about North Ogden’s scrutiny of its recycling program.


Environment

Recycling program in North Ogden could get thrown out by City Council

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“The market used to be such that we would collect recyclable waste and when we’d dump it, it was either free or we’d get money for the waste,” said Finance Director Evan Nelson. “That’s all changed.”


Environment

Trump's EPA not derailing Utah air quality, despite alarming announcements

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Despite alarms being sounded nationally by environmental advocates, Utah regulators say the Trump administration’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hasn’t done much to derail efforts in improving the state’s air quality.


Agriculture

Another Bear River water acquisition could put Great Salt Lake further at risk

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The request is unrelated to the Bear River Water Development Project, which has already secured 220,000 acre-feet. 


Environment

New aerial video shows Riverdale landslide’s alarming progress

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A new aerial video helps show the extent of the Spring Creek Road Landslide, which has prompted evacuations and continues to grow as spring runoff increases.


Environment

Weber Basin installs 1,700 secondary meters to measure, reduce outdoor water use

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Weber Basin Water Conservancy District was busy through much of the winter installing another round of secondary meters, which means some Weber County households found themselves thinking about their water use a little sooner than usual.


Environment

Podcast: Weber State professor explains the basics of Utah's public lands

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Lots of questions and misunderstandings are swirling about Utah’s federal public lands, especially with the recent downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.


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