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Groundhog Day means lousy air and the Legislature all over again

Feb 02, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

When Gov. Gary Herbert walked out on the steps of the Capitol on Thursday, he couldn't see his shadow, which means we have five more weeks of the Legislature.

Frankly, it's hard to see much of anything from the Capitol steps these days, with the annual murky haze settling in over the valley, burning the lungs and stinging the eyes as we all were subjected to breathing the worst air in the nation.

With President Donald Trump's administration looking like it plans to gut the Environmen...