Tag: utah

Public Institutions, Public Works

Creating a culture: How state privacy officers hope to rebuild public trust

February 16, 2023

Via: StateScoop

Agovernment that the public does not trust is collecting more of its data than ever before. Recent landmark data-privacy laws — like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act — reveal a growing interest […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Utah Landfill Requests Permit to Take Out-of-State Waste

November 13, 2020

Via: Waste360

For the second time, Promontory Point Resources landfill in Utah is requesting a permit to receive waste from other states. The landfill will need to gain approval from the Utah Legislature, the governor, the Department of Environmental Quality’s solid waste […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Washington City, Utah Residents Can Opt-Out of Waste Removal Program

August 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

Republic Services has been tapped to manage the trash and recycling in Washington City, Utah. The ten-year agreement is raising concerns with council members about the opt-out option to the recycling program for residents. However, the city council is concerned […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Collaboration Needed to Mitigate Plastic Waste in Utah

September 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

In order for the state of Utah to break away from its reliance on plastic materials, it will take a collaborative effort among consumers, companies and lawmakers. That’s according to an ABC 4 report that breaks down plastic use statistics […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Utah Landfill Boasts Environmentally friendly Cell

August 9, 2019

Via: Waste360

The first double-lined cell at Utah’s Three Mile Canyon Landfill includes technology to prevent contaminants from reaching groundwater and a draining system to handle runoff. Last month, the double-lined cell received a truckload of trash that also contained dozens of […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Crossroads Paper Plans to Construct Recycled Paper Mill in Utah

July 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

Crossroads Paper announced its plans to construct a recycled paper mill in Utah, which is expected to open in early 2022. The 80-acre plant is expected to produce 1,000 tons of packing paper a day and will depend solely on […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Utah’s Waste Tire Program May Be Falling Flat

February 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

Utah’s tire recycling program, which is funded by a $1 fee on every new tire sold, may be falling flat. A recent legislative audit found the program’s goals aren’t being fully realized—Utah’s motorists are actually generating more waste tires than […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Comcast deploys DOCSIS 3.1-powered 1 Gbps services in Utah, Mediacom rolls out in Georgia

April 27, 2017

Via: Fierce Cable

The proliferation of DOCSIS 3.1-backed 1-Gbps cable broadband services has impacted two more states: Comcast announced that Utah has joined its gigabit ranks, while Mediacom simultaneously touted the inclusion of Georgia. “What I am most excited about is that Comcast’s residential […]