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    here in utah


    Study finds oil and gas causing pollution problem in eastern Utah
    Judy Fahys SL Tribune

    Leaders still aren’t sure what to do about the Uinta Basin’s odd winter ozone problem even though it’s clear now that emissions from the oil and gas industry are causing the pollution.

    "There is so much we have learned, but there is so much more we need to learn," said Uintah County Commissioner Mike McKee, discussing at a news conference the conclusions of last winter’s $5 million ozone study.

    "The thing that’s going to be important going forward is that we not have a shotgun approach," he said, noting that clean air is important to the community and to the future of an industry that accounts for 60 percent of the basin economy. "It’s important we understand the science as major amounts of money are utilized to solve the problem.

    oil and gas mining.  clean air.  who will win?

    Ted Kennedy: “The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die…”

    by jlms qkw on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:50:29 PM PST

    •  "There is so much we have learned, (6+ / 0-)

      but there is so much more we need to learn . . ."

      He's learned well from the experience of propping up Big Tobacco via its historical web of financially-interested supporters.

      "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

      by wader on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:56:32 PM PST

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