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Democrats’ bills aim to fight Utah’s air pollution

Democrats’ bills aim to fight Utah’s air pollution

by Judy Fahys
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Feb 11, 2013 10:46AM MDT

Democrats Monday unveiled a package of six bills to tackle air pollution.
From providing transit passes during high-pollution months to making state government a model of smog-cutting strategies, the package aims at cleaning up the air in northern Utah.
“It is imperative that we, as a Legislature, act now to improve air quality,” said Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Salt Lake City. “As I’ve said before, it not only affects our health, it’s also affecting the health of our economy.”
The bills come just six...

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