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LegUpdate#10

It's amazing that we're just over 24 hours from the end of the 2014 Legislative session, and there's still so much to be decided.

FINAL LEGISLATIVE DAYS CRITICAL FOR CLEAN AIR BILLS

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FINAL LEGISLATIVE DAYS CRITICAL FOR CLEAN AIR BILLS

ULTIMATE FATE OF SESSION POSITIVE SO FAR STILL UP IN AIR

The next few days will be critical to determining if the 2014 Utah State Legislature session is a significant step forward for clean air issues, as key bills still await final approval.

Feds Announce Key Tier 3 Cars and Gas Rules; Time for Utah Refineries to Step Up

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Feds Announce Landmark “Tier 3” Car And Gas Rules

Program Critical To Clean Utah’s Air, But Only If Refineries And State Leaders Step Up

Federal officials today announced final “Tier 3” car and gas rules that promise to significantly help clean up the dirty air that plagues northern Utah during our winter and summer pollution seasons.

2014 Air Quality Bills

Fund Clean Air!

The 2014 State Legislature has so far been quite positive for bills that take steps to help limit air pollution along the Wasatch Front.

By our count, 9 of 11 bills related to clean air have passed committees in the House and Senate so far. Proposals to buy cleaner school buses and state fleet vehicles, hire a new state state-level Sustainbility Coordinator, boost the tax credit for electric vehicle purchases, and get dirty lawn equipment off the street: All passed!