Salt Lake City Air Pollution Prompts Petition From Utah Doctors

Posted by Robyn, January 24, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of Utah doctors is declaring a health emergency over the Salt Lake City area’s lingering air pollution problem.

Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment planned to deliver a petition Wednesday demanding immediate action by elected officials.

The group wants Gov. Gary Herbert and mayors of northern Utah cities to cut the pollution.