Utah regulators are weighing a proposed rate change for people with home solar panels, one that power company officials argue they need to maintain the grid but solar advocates say would cause bills to skyrocket.
Utah officials have confirmed the state is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for $1.9 billion in damages after the EPA inadvertently triggered a multistate spill from an old gold mine in Colorado.
Attempts to allow California to secede from the United States fizzled earlier this year after the Yes California movement shuttered, but the campaign may have found a new, unlikely ally: a state lawmaker in Utah.
Gusty winds have once again helped the Brain Head wildfire burn through hundreds of acres of dry timber in what is now the largest active wildfire in the nation. The Brian Head Fire has now burned 53,000 acres in 11 days and remains only 10 percent contained.