One Utah: Governor Cox's FY 2023 Budget Recommendations

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Budget Recommendations: Air Quality Overview

  • $4.7 million to expand the state's air quality monitoring network to Summit and Wasatch counties in response to population growth and for enhanced monitoring of ozone precursors along the Wasatch Front. 
  • $3 million for the Office of Energy Development to work with rural electrical cooperatives to fill gaps in rural areas (EV infrastructure). This is in addition to the $50 million committed by RMP. 
  • $45 million of the state's ARPA funds toward Great Salt Lake preservation efforts on top of $5 million appropriated in May for a total of $50 million. 
  • $25 million of the state's ARPA funds will be used to rehabilitate Utah Lake and improve it's water quality.