1 02, 2020

President’s Message: Air Quality is Everyone’s Business

By |2020-02-03T12:06:44-07:00February 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While the majesty of Utah’s mountains are inspiring and full of recreational possibilities, they also create a natural barrier that can adversely affect our air quality during the winter months, especially along the Wasatch Front. An EDCUtah survey of Salt Lake City businesses ranks air quality as the factor in most need of improvement to [...]

31 01, 2020

2020 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2020-01-31T12:36:40-07:00January 31st, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air  SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 31, 2020) - The Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners UCAIR and TravelWise, kicked off the 11th Annual Clear the Air Challenge today. Issued by business, government and community leaders, the Challenge is a month-long competition designed [...]

29 01, 2020

New Initiative Helps Intermountain Healthcare Improve Air Quality by Reducing Three Million Miles Driven by Caregivers in 2019

By |2020-01-29T10:12:14-07:00January 29th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Intermountain Healthcare caregivers are helping improve air quality by reducing their driving by more than three million miles last year. It was all part of a one-year initiative for Intermountain, which expanded the use of telework, public transit, and other methods to reduce the number of miles driven by the health system’s 38,000 caregivers. Bad [...]

11 03, 2019

2019 Clear the Air Challenge Winners Announced

By |2019-03-11T11:14:27-07:00March 11th, 2019|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 8, 2019) – The 10th annual Clear the Air Challenge wrapped up last week and the Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners TravelWise and UCAIR, are excited to release the final results of the 2019 Clear the Air Challenge. The Clear the Air Challenge is a month-long initiative that [...]

7 03, 2019

Utah’s Air Quality

By |2019-03-07T15:18:08-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

We’ve all seen it: the haze hanging over Utah’s beautiful valleys. One day you can look east to the Wasatch Mountains and west to the Oquirrhs and the next day, you look and see nothing. Those once formidable mountains have disappeared behind a sheet of inversion. Once reserved to the long days between storms in [...]

1 02, 2019

President’s Message: The Business Case for Clean Air

By |2019-02-01T11:36:28-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

While Utah’s superb business climate is unquestionably one of the top reasons businesses move here, Utah’s quality of life remains a major selection factor for both corporations and people looking to relocate to our state.  However, one factor that can negatively affect our quality of life is poor air quality. That’s why, for the last [...]

30 01, 2019

Building Utah: 2019 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2019-01-31T09:09:05-07:00January 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The 2019 Clear the Air Challenge starts Friday, February 1, 2019. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long competition designed to encourage Utahns to reduce their vehicle emissions by choosing alternatives to driving alone. Joining us for this episode of Building Utah is Thom Carter, Executive Director of the Utah [...]

25 01, 2019

2019 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2019-01-25T11:47:10-07:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 25, 2019) - Today the Salt Lake Chamber, along with its clean air partners UCAIR and TravelWise, kicked off the 10th Annual Clear the Air Challenge. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long [...]

1 01, 2019

President’s Message: Addressing Utah’s Growth, All-Hands-On-Deck

By |2019-01-03T19:14:47-07:00January 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

2019 is here and for many of us the start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on our past and look toward our future. One area the Salt Lake Chamber will focus on this upcoming year is Utah’s growth, and the impact it will have on our state, cities, neighborhoods and [...]

7 12, 2018

UBR: December 3-7

By |2018-11-28T12:30:41-07:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

December 3, 2018 'Tis the season for donating to the food bank, volunteering at the homeless shelter, and buying presents for Sub for Santa. But did you know that Utahns do volunteering better than any other state? According to a report released by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Utah holds the number one [...]