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Police: Utah mom admits to killing her 6 babies

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PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.

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on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Rescue Team Saves Stranded ...

Rescue Team Saves Stranded Utah Dad, Two Sons After Hike Turns Into 3-Day Nightmare Ordeal

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PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A Utah father said Monday that emergency preparation helped save the lives of his two young sons when a 3-hour hike turned into a dayslong ordeal after he became trapped between tight canyon walls.Jason Knight, of Payson, Utah, was stranded for three days after getting stuck in a crevasse Wednesday. His 8- and 11-year-old sons stayed on a ledge atop the canyon with just a...

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on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Wild horses targeted for roundup in Utah rangeland clash

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

ENTERPRISE, Utah (Reuters) - A Utah county, angry over the destruction of federal rangeland that ranchers use to graze cattle, has started a bid to round up federally protected wild horses it blames for the problem in the latest dustup over land management in the U.S. West.

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on Apr 13, 2014 at 02:20 PM

Water-Energy Nexus: Utah Approves Largest Solar Power Park

(via www.triplepundit.com)

Scatec's Red Hills Renewable Energy Park will generate green jobs and revenue for local landowners and the state, as well as 80 megawatts AC of clean, renewable electricity. It will also help conserve freshwater resources in an increasingly water-stressed West.The post Water-Energy Nexus: Utah Approves Largest Solar Power Park appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:59 PM

Wild horses targeted for roundup in Utah rangeland clash

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

ENTERPRISE, Utah (Reuters) - A Utah county, angry over the destruction of federal rangeland that ranchers use to graze cattle, has started a bid to round up federally protected wild horses it blames for the problem in the latest dustup over land management in the U.S. West.

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:51 PM
Protecting the Law That Pro...

Protecting the Law That Protects Our National Treasures

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Bobby McEnaney, Senior Lands Analyst, Deputy Director Western Renewables Energy Program, DC:The Grand Canyon. Protection of this icon is directly due to the Antiquities Act (photo: NPS) Since 1906, sixteen U.S. presidents have used the landmark Antiquities Act to permanently protect  such beloved national treasures as the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty,...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Friend Request to the Honor...

Friend Request to the Honorable Rob Bishop - HR 1459

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Sharon Buccino, Director, Land Program, Washington, DC:Dinosaur National Monument - View from Harding Hole Overlook Source:  National Park Service   I’d like to be friends with the Honorable Rob Bishop – Congressman from Utah’s 1st District.  I love his state.  And I love his passion...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Utah polygamous family says...

Utah polygamous family says going on TV liberating

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating.

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on Mar 09, 2014 at 11:50 PM

EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility (UT)

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(Denver, Colo. -- February 21, 2014) Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Magnesium LLC (USM) voluntarily entered into an Administrative Order on Consent (AOC). The AOC provides that USM address a release of acidic liquid waste from the magnesium production facility onto its...

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on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:31 AM

EPA awards $496,000 to the State of Utah to reduce diesel emissions along the Wasatch Front (UT)

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Truck retrofit project to save fuel and money, and reduce 21 tons of particulate matter and 1,364 tons of greenhouse gases(Denver, Colo. ? February 20, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Utah Department of Environmental Quality a $496,000 grant to reduce diesel emis...

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on Feb 21, 2014 at 04:29 AM