Utah Clean Air Act
In the state of Utah, about 80 % of people live along the Wasatch Front, which area includes
the cities of Salt Lake City and Ogden. In contrast, vast expanses of the state are nearly
uninhabited. The name of Utah is derived from the Indian language, meaning ' people of the
mountains'. Utah is known for being one of the most religiously homogeneous states, which
greatly influences Utah culture and daily life.
(L) Salt Lake City, the state capital of Utah, Elevation, 1288 m, Population, about 180,000 (R) Ogden City, Utah
Arches National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
(L) A natural amphitheater of the Bryce Canyon National Park
(M) A vehicle permit paper to enter the Bryce Canyon National Park
(R) A tower of the Sedimentary rock at the Bryce Canyon National Park
All three pictures were taken in September 1962.
Bryce Canyon National Park is located in southwestern Uta. Despite the name of Bryce Canyon,
this is not actually a canyon, but rather a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion.
(L) Erosion of sedimentary rocks has created natural arches at the Bryce Canyon National Park.
(R) Bryce Canyon Lodge built in 1925 from local materials
(L) Source: University of Texas Libraries (R) Autumn-tinted Utah's mountains
Utah Clean Air Act
The Wasatch Range, which forms the mountain wall in the east of Salt Lake Valley urban area,
stretches mountains over for 260 kms at the Utah and Idaho border.
To make the air clear from smoking in Utah's bars and restaurants, Governor Huntsman
signed an update to the Utah Clean Air Act in March 2006. It will eventually make
every bar, restaurant, private club and fraternal organization, 'clean air zone'.
All other bars, private clubs, and taverns will be smoke-free in 2009.
As President of the Coalition for Tobacco Free Utah, we recognize the significant harms of
secondhand smoke. It is a major cause of negative health effects in our country, and is not
just a problem in enclosed facilities. According to recent scientific studies, levels of
tobacco smoke in outdoor public places can be as high as those found in indoor facilities.
The Surgeon General of the United States recently pointed out that there is no safe level
of ingestion of smoke and just five minutes exposure can cause negative health effects.
The passing of the ordinance banning smoking in public areas of Salt Lake City not only
protect the health of those who use the facilities, but also help eliminate the perception
of young people that tobacco use is normal, which will likely decrease the probability that
they will ultimately take up smoking.
Source: KSL Television and Radio, Salt Lake City Utah.
Smoking Rooms in the Salt Lake City International Airport 2012
Apartment and condominium residents, managers, and owners can now breathe easier. The Utah
Smoke-Free Apartment and Condominium Guide, an online resource, promotes the housing free
from tobacco smoke, in the State of Utah. Nationally, 50,000 people die each year as consequent
on secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of people exposed
to it suffer various other illnesses, such as asthma and bronchitis.
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The article was written in December 2008, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
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