Season 1 | Episode 8
Clearing the Air in Utah
Utahns rank air quality as of the most important issues to address for the state’s future. Studies have shown that poor air quality can reduce life expectancy, contribute to poor education outcomes, and cost taxpayers thousands of dollars. We’ll talk to those on the frontlines about the issue, find out what’s being done to reduce pollution, and share how people at home can make a difference.
Utah Clean Air Poster Contest Teaches Teens about Pollution
Research shows cars and trucks are the number-one source of air pollution in Utah. Through the Utah Clean Air Poster Contest, high school students are encouraged to learn about the air quality impacts of their personal driving habits — all while they're working on their learner's permit.