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Amy Joi O'Donoghue is a reporter for the Utah InDepth team with decades of expertise in land and environmental issues. In 2019 she received a silver medal in the prestigious Kavli competition by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Amy's family lives in Weber County with their horses, chickens, Irish Wolfhounds and Jack the cat.

Rare dinosaur egg containing embryo is ‘exquisitely’ preserved specimen. Here’s what it reveals

Welcome to winter in Utah. ’Tis the season for gunky inversions

The pain of the West-wide drought in 2021

It’s big. It’s nasty. And its tendrils suck the life out of trees

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How will the grizzly bear fare under the Biden administration?

Montana wants protections lifted for the enormous carnivore known as the grizzly bear because of its increase in numbers.

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‘It’s pretty mind-boggling’: This region leaks more methane than any in the U.S.

A new study suggests northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin is among the "leakiest" in the nation for methane emissions, but it also implies companies are getting better about controlling the potent greenhouse gas.

Could a deal between Western states lower your electricity bill?

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Storms headed Utah’s way could chase away the inversion

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City is forecasting an early Christmas present for Utah residents with a number of storms poised to move into Utah next week. Those storms could scrub away the nasty air parked over the state.

No storms in sight: Wasatch Front air quality worsens as high pressure system builds

Expect a warm and dry Thanksgiving. What you need to know about the holiday forecast