Below are highlights from climate and clean air news from Utah for the week of July 22, 2021.
- Utah Clean Energy Executive Director Sarah Wright and Lucid co-founder and CEO Karl Sun ask for Utah leaders to support next generation national infrastructure investments in Utah Policy in their piece, “What will our legacy be? Planning for the future’s infrastructure needs: https://utahpolicy.com/politics/60298-what-will-our-legacy-be-planning-for-the-futures-infrastructure-needs
- Congressman John Curtis and Center for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES)’s director Heather Reams discuss how conservatives are fighting climate change as conservatives in the USA Today: https://news.yahoo.com/were-conservatives-were-fighting-against-100134164.html
- Oakley and Echo Reservoir were featured in a piece about the impacts of the drought on water scarcity on development in the west in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/20/us/utah-water-drought-climate-change.html
- Climate and Clean Air Compact signatory Dominion Energy joined a statement with over 40 major companies that states that “investments in a resilient, net-zero future should be a priority for any infrastructure package.” https://www.c2es.org/site/assets/uploads/2021/07/major-us-companies-support-net-zero-investments.pdf
- Climate and Clean Air Compact Signatory Representative Craig Hall of West Valley City was nominated to be a judge in Utah’s Second District Court. Congratulations to Representative Hall! https://utahpolicy.com/news-release/60323-gov-spencer-j-cox-appoints-h-craig-hall-jr-to-fill-second-district-court-vacancy