Energy & Environment

NRC reform for a strong, safe nuclear power industry

Nuclear energy has provided baseload power to our country for decades, and generates electricity twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  It does not emit carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, or nitrogen oxide, making it not only clean but...

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What's in a label? Not enough

Call it the dirty not-so-little secret in the cleaning cupboard: When conventional cleaning products are used, they can spread suspected carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive and developmental toxicants, and other harmful substances...

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Eagle conservation and wind power go hand in hand

Protecting America’s wildlife is one of my deepest passions; it’s a big part of why I’ve devoted my career to safeguarding our nation’s natural heritage. President Nixon once correctly pointed out that “Nothing is more priceless and more...

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Essential water infrastructure

Infrastructure is a technical-sounding word that describes so much that matters in our daily lives. It may sound like something that happens somewhere else, but infrastructure includes our homes and the pipes that bring water to our faucets; the...

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Time to make Utah's Bear Ears region a national monument

Recently, as we celebrated National Parks Week, Secretary Sally Jewell spoke about the importance of our protected public lands both for our economy as well as our national identity. She spoke of “places that future generations should have the...

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Don't punish taxpayers for smart, water efficient choices

As Americans across the country scrambled to get their taxes filed before the midnight deadline last month, many homeowners found themselves with a new reason to feel frustrated.

Their complaint: they may have been hit with a higher tax...

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