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Researchers warn a common air pollutant is a driver of dementia, even at levels below current EPA standards

Low air quality, even at pollution levels well below current Environmental Protection Agency thresholds, is associated with increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in later life, according to a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Criticism high, bidding low for Utah’s biggest oil, gas lease sale since the Bush years

Critics have been saying it for months. Under President Donald Trump, Utah’s scenic public lands are being sold off to the highest bidder. But if Tuesday’s oil and gas lease auction is any indication, plenty of parcels aren’t worth bidding on, and many of those “highest” bids are pretty low.