7:00 PM - Washington Week with Gwen Ifill
Watch the full 30 minute video of The Air We Breathe. The film is mean to provide a primer overview of the pollution problems in the valleys and airsheds of northern Utah.
Healthcare professionals talk about the sources and dangers of Utah Summer Ozone.
Hear about Utah winter inversion from the perspective of local runners.
In an after-show companion The Air We Breathe KUED Interviews Robert Grow of Envision Utah, Brian Maffly of the Salt Lake Tribune and Dr. Brian Moench of Utah Physicians for Healthy Environment regarding the lingering issue of poor air quality in Utah's northern valleys.
Doctor Robert Paine is Chief of Pulmonary Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He describes the health risks associated with polluted air.
Jared Campbell is raising awareness about energy consumption's impact on air quality.
Advocate interviews from KUED's Contact
KUED interviewed several advocates from the community on the topic of air pollution in Utah. Those interviews can be found here.
Mary Dickson talks with Ted Wilson the executive director of UCAIR. UCAIR is a statewide clean air partnership created to make it easier for individuals, businesses and communities to make changes to improve Utah's air.
Dr. Michelle Hofmann is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah, involved in community outreach and education around air quality and the health effects of children. For more information visit breatheutah.org.
There is new research from the University of Utah on wood burning and its effect on Utah's air quality. Watch Mary Dickson talk with Kerry Kelly the Associate Director for the Program for Air Quality, Health and Society. For more information visit airquality.utah.edu.
The Living Gallery is a University of Utah project that is raising awareness about air pollution. Mary Dickson talks with Besty Brunner a PhD candidate in the college of Communication at the University of Utah. For more information visit beijing-slc.web.utah.edu.