A team of Utah scientists has received a grant to design and test a real-time air pollution warning system for schools, and other places where cars idle. They hope it will encourage people to shut off their cars when they can.
The summer ozone season can be just as dangerous as the winter inversion, especially on really hot days, but there are simple changes Utahns can make every day to improve air quality.
It's easy to discuss air quality in the winter when the inversion traps pollution in the Salt Lake Valley, but the summer ozone levels also adversely affect air quality - it's just not as visual.
The Clear the Air Challenge is a program that aims to make drivers aware of where their mobile emissions come from, track them, and then see how to reduce them.
Wednesday morning started out with very poor air quality along the Wasatch Front, with both fog and smog impacting different areas.
Tuesday was an "unhealthy for sensitive groups" air quality day along the Wasatch Front, according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.
Tuesday morning started out with poor air quality for many areas along the Wasatch Front, especially in Weber, Davis and Salt Lake counties.
Solitude Mountain Resort officials announced the resort will begin charging for parking this winter as part of a new transportation plan focused on cutting traffic congestion and caring for the environment.
If you are a young cancer survivor living on the Wasatch Front, Utah's winter air pollution can cause serious health problems for you.
Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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