Scientists study ozone formation in eastern Utah

But where’s the fun if industry can’t be blamed?

The Associated Press reports,

State and federal scientists are trying to determine why so much air pollution builds up each winter in a rural area of Utah with few people.

The region is the Uintah Basin, an oil-and-gas rich patch in Utah’s northeast corner bordering Colorado with a coal-fired power plant.

Scientists are not certain that drilling emissions or the Bonanza Power Plant cause the Uintah Basin’s notoriously bad air during winter. The region’s air pollution eases in summer…

Read the entire AP report.

2 thoughts on “Scientists study ozone formation in eastern Utah”

  1. I lived in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California, known among the native Americans (the Tongvas) who lived there before Fr. Junipero Serra came along as “the Valley of the Smokes.”

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