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Wood Stove Conversion Assistance Program

The Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) and the Utah Department of Environmental Air Quality (DEQ) held a press event today for the launch of a Wood Stove Conversion Assistance Program to limit air pollution from wood burning stoves. The program was developed to incentivize residents to convert their fireplace or … Read More

Wood Stove Conversion Program

When it comes to achieving better air quality, often we think that means driving less. That’s absolutely right. What may not come to mind right away, though, is something right inside our homes.
 
Wood burning stoves are a significant source of air pollution, negatively impacting individuals’ personal health and the environment. … Read More

UCAIR Snow Blower Exchange Event

The polluting emissions of a gas-powered snow blower during just one winter season is equal to driving a car 2,714 miles–the driving distance from Los Angeles to Miami.
On Oct. 2, 2018, Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) and Utah Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) kicked off the Snow Blower Exchange … Read More

Highlights from UCAIR’s September Partners Meeting

UCAIR is continue highlighting our monthly partners meeting. This installment covers our September 2018 partners meeting. Our first presentation came from Dr. Pascal Goffin with University of Utah Department of Computer Science about the AirU program. We then heard from John Close, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Planner for UTA.
Measuring, Understanding, … Read More

Highlights from UCAIR’s August Partners Meeting

UCAIR is starting a new blog feature highlighting our monthly partners meeting. This first installment covers our August 2018 partners meeting. Our first presentation came from Lisa Burr with the Division of Air Quality. She gave the partners more information on the VW settlement and what lies ahead. We then … Read More

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