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!

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 123 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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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 Snow Plow Replacement

The legislature appropriated $2 million to UDOT for snow plow replacement and $2 million to the Division of Fleet Operations to aid in the replacement of pre-2007 vehicles. With the pre-2007 vehicles being slated for replacement in the 2020 cycle, Fleet made the decision to apply its $2 million to UDOT for additional snow plow replacement. 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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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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State of Utah EV Master Plan

The State Agency Electric Vehicle (EV) Expansion Committee was assembled in order to create a unified, coordinated, and responsible EV infrastructure strategy for the advancement of EV charging across the Utah, thereby improving air quality through increased zero emission transportation. This five-year Master Plan acts as a guide for best practices in helping guide State Agencies and other interested parties in the implementation of EV technologies at their place of business and operation.

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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