Film Screening Gasland
The Center for Community Engaged Learning and the Environmental Issues Committee hosted a showing of “Gasland” on Monday, an award-winning documentary about the adverse effects of fracking on the environment.
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Lt. Gov Greg Bell/Alan Matheson
Lt. Gov. Greg Bell said Thursday he really doesn't care how Utahns "feel" about environmental threats or state policies.
"I'm not here to take opinion polls, and I'm not here to deal with your feelings," Bell told his audience, gathered at Weber State University for a talk, "Let's Clean the Air."
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Dr. Brian Moench
"The Environmental Protection Agency ranks Utah as the second-most toxic state, Salt Lake County is the second-most toxic county in the country and Forbes Magazine, which is hardly a tree-hugger rap sheet, ranks Salt Lake City as the ninth-most toxic city in the country," said Dr. Brian Moench, president of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment.
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New Exhibit Explores the State of the State's Air Through Art
Utah’s air can be clear and sweet. At other times it’s a thick, gray-brown haze that’s difficult to breathe.
“Basin and Range: AIR,” a new exhibit opening Jan. 3 in Weber State University’s Shepherd Union Gallery, explores the state of the state’s air through art.