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  • St. George Mayor Named to Utah Clean Air Action Team
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    Published - 10/15/13 - 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Clean Air
    Clean Air
    (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) – Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the creation of the Clean Air Action Team (CAAT). This group of diverse individuals will gather research, work with the public and recommend practical and effective strategies to improve Utah’s air quality. Members of the CAAT come from the legislature, healthcare community, industry, local businesses, advocacy groups, and research institutions, representing various perspectives on air quality.

    “The Action Team’s recommendations will cover the gamut – everything from regulation, legislation, education, research and transportation,” said the Governor. “I want to assure you that no possible solution will be left unturned.”

    Clean air is essential for our health, economy and quality of life. Utah’s air quality, while largely impacted by topography and seasonal factors, is everyone’s responsibility. To that end, the Clean Air Action Team will review and recommend regulatory or statutory remedies to policymakers to improve Utah’s air quality statewide.

    The CAAT is comprised of the following individuals:

    Lonnie Bullard, Jacobsen Construction

    Dr. Michelle Hofmann, Physician, Breathe Utah

    Susan Hardy, Mountainland Association of Governments

    Dr. Robert Paine, Pulmonologist, Program on Air Quality, Health and Society, U of U

    Amanda Smith, Executive Director, Dept. of Environmental Quality

    Sarah Wright, Executive Director, Utah Clean Energy

    Ralph Becker, Mayor Salt Lake City

    Ben McAdams, Mayor Salt Lake County

    Matt Sibul, Utah Transit Authority

    Kathy Van Dame, Air Quality Board

    Ryan Evans, Salt Lake Chamber

    Ron Jibson, President and CEO, Questar

    Andrew Gruber, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council

    Dr. Charles Sorenson, CEO, Intermountain Health Care

    Jeff Edwards, Executive Director, Economic Development Corporation of Utah

    Dr. Edward Redd, State Representative and physician

    Patrice Arent, State Representative

    Rebecca Chavez-Houck, State Representative

    Stuart Adams, State Senator

    Lowry Snow, State Representative

    David Brems, GSBS Architects,

    Roger Jackson, FFKR Architects

    Peter Stempel, Stempel Form Architects

    Steve Sands, Kennecott, Air Quality Board

    Ted Wilson, Executive Director UCAIR

    Angelo Papastamos, UDOT Travelwise

    Dan McArthur, Mayor St. George

    Dr. Robert Gillies, State Climatologist

    Robin Erickson, Utah Clean Cities

    Dr. Bob Rolfs, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Health

    Nancy McCormick, State President, AARP

    Linda Johnson, League of Women Voters

    Terry Marasco, Executive Director, Moms for Clean Air

    Joseph Shaffer, Director of Health, Tri-County Health, Uintah Basin

    Vicki Varela, Director, Utah Office of Tourism

    Cody Stewart, Governor’s Energy Advisor

    Alan Matheson, State Planning Coordinator and Governor’s Environmental Advisor

    Matthew Eyring, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Vivint Inc.

    The Clean Air Action Team will operate as an independent work group, facilitated by Envision Utah.

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