Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 13, 2020

Trump Administration Moves to Approve Weak Utah Haze Plan, Threatening Parks and Communities

National Parks Conservation Association News Release

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 Administrator Greg Sopkin signed a proposed rule to approve Utah’s Regional Haze State Implementation Plan. The plan – essentially the same plan the EPA rejected twice before – rolls back emission reduction requirements for two of the state’s largest polluters, allowing the Hunter and Huntington coal-fired power plants to continue polluting the air we breathe, increasing hazy skies in Utah’s treasured national parks and adding to our climate crisis.

Read full story at  Polluted Parks: Trump Administration Moves to Approve Weak Utah Haze Plan, Threatening Parks and Communities · National Parks Conservation Association


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