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Bad air quality along Utah’s Wasatch Front causes more than 200 pneumonia cases each year

Air pollution trapped by winter inversions along Utah’s Wasatch Front, the state’s most populated region, is estimated to send more than 200 people to the emergency room with pneumonia each year, according to a study by University of Utah Health … Continue reading

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Why is Provo air pollution so much worse than Salt Lake?

The volume of pollution in the air over Utah Valley is regularly at least double that of Salt Lake Valley, according to local monitoring data. Yet Salt Lake County’s population is double Utah Valley’s, and the population per square mile … Continue reading

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