State of Utah A New Workplace: Modernizing Where, How, and When Utah Works

A vast portion of work today is no longer bound to a specific location or schedule. In short, a majority of work can be conducted anywhere and anytime. With this in mind, the state tested a telework pilot and found it to be very successful. Due to the pilot’s success, the state is implementing telework across all state agencies through an initiative entitled The New Workplace: Modernizing Where, How, and When Utah Works.” To learn more about the program, click here!

Air Quality Forecast

Just like the weather, air quality changes throughout the day. See the air quality forecast for your neighborhood.

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FY21 Governor's Budget for Air Quality

Review what funds Governor Herbert has proposed for air quality.

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FY20 Allocation for Pre-2007 State Vehicle & Snow Plow Replacement

$4 million in one-time funding was awarded to DAS through the Division of Fleet Operations during the 2019 Legislative Session to aid in the replacement of in the process of replacing 238 pre-2007 overly-polluting state vehicles with newer and cleaner models. The allocation also helped with the purchase 20 cleaner snow plows for UDOT’s fleet. These cleaner snowplows will be deployed in the non-attainment areas of Utah. An estimated 27 tons of emissions will be saved annually and an estimated 535 tons of emissions will be saved over the lifetime of the project.

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Governor's Position on Air Quality

View Governor Herbert's mission for air quality and the Governor's Office response to frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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FY20 Allocation for State Teleworking

During the 2019 Legislative Session, $6,193,000 in one-time funding was awarded to state agencies to aid in the implementation of teleworking. An estimated 21.3 tons of emissions will be saved annually and an estimated 319 tons of emissions will be saved over the lifetime of the project.

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FY20 Allocation for EV Charging at State Facilities

The program was allocated $2 million in one-time funding. Funds purchase Level 2 dual port chargers at state-owned facilities. A total of 122 Level 2, dual-port, chargers have been purchased. Installation of the chargers is currently underway. An estimated 11 tons of emissions will be saved annually and an estimated 106 tons of emissions will be saved over the lifetime of the project.

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UCAIR - Utah Clean Air Partnership

UCAIR is a non-profit organization dedicated to clean air. The Department of Administrative Services and the Coordinator of Resource Stewardship are proud to be a UCAIR Partner. To learn more about UCAIR and its partners, visit ucair.org

Coordinator of Resource Stewardship - Michelle Brown

As Coordinator of Resource Stewardship it is my job, and privilege, to work alongside state agencies in order to further promote partnership and relationship both within and outside state government to develop air quality best practices for the State of Utah. Contact me with questions or ideas of how we can all be a part of Utah’s clean air solution. Give me a call at 801-538-3246 or email me at michellebrown@utah.gov