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  • SALT LAKE CITY— Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state. Tesla is asking the Utah Supreme Court to reverse a state decision blocking it from selling new cars at its $3 million showroom in Salt Lake City. They contend allowing Tesla to sell directly to customers would stifle competition,...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 371 rigs sought oil and 88 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained 15, California was up by two and New Mexico gained one. Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • July 21- Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors Inc to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said Thursday. However, analysts said it is likely Tesla will have to go back to investors for more capital to fund the plan, despite...

  • The federal government has already spent $100 million to address abandoned mines on Navajo lands and a separate settlement reached with DOJ last year was worth more than $13 million. "Addressing the legacy of uranium mining on Navajo lands reflects the commitment of the Justice Department and the Obama administration to fairly and honorably resolve the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiners Tesoro Corp and Par Hawaii Refining reached a $425 million settlement with the United States on Monday to resolve air quality violations at six refineries in Western states, the government announced on Monday. The accord requires the companies to invest $403 million in new equipment to better control air emissions at...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's governor has signed into law a measure that makes the state the first to let authorities jam drone signals and crash the devices specifically for flying too close to wildfires. Gary Herbert's office announced Monday that he signed the law over the weekend, just days after lawmakers met in a special session to pass it and a handful of other...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiners Tesoro Corp and Par Hawaii Refining reached a $425 million settlement with the United States on Monday to resolve air quality violations at six refineries in Western states, the government announced Monday. The accord requires the companies to invest $403 million in new equipment to better control air emissions at...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiner Tesoro Corp said on Monday it has reached a $10.4 million settlement with the United States for air quality violations at refineries in six Western states. Under the settlement, Tesoro will also invest $400 million in technology to better control air emissions at operations in Alaska, Northern California, North Dakota, Utah,...

  • SEATTLE— The Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced a $425 million settlement with two companies to reduce air pollution at six petroleum refineries in the West. It covers five refineries that Tesoro operates in Kenai, Alaska; Anacortes, Washington; Salt Lake City, Utah; Mandan, North Dakota; and Martinez, California.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah authorities likely will be among the first in the nation to be allowed to disable and crash drones for flying too close to wildfires after lawmakers approved legislation. Evan Vickers, R- Cedar City, said that while the bill does allow firefighters or law enforcement to shoot down a drone, he doubts they'd do so because the unmanned aircraft fly...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah authorities likely will be among the first in the nation to be allowed to disable and crash drones for flying too close to wildfires after lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday. Evan Vickers, R- Cedar City, said that while the bill does allow firefighters or law enforcement to shoot down a drone, he doubts they'd do so because the unmanned...

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    The growth of Utah's tech industry has earned the state a place on the nation's economic map. Collaboration was key, says Gov. Herbert.

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    CNBC’s Scott Cohn reveals that Utah is the tenth winner of CNBC's Top States for Business with special musical guest, Donny Osmond.

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    In its 10th annual ranking, CNBC unveils the top 10 states for business in America in 2016. Can you guess the state that leads the league?

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    With a sweet and an industrious workforce, the Beehive State is America’s Top State for Business.

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    Utah has clinched the No. 1 spot in CNBC's America's Top States for Business study, based on cost of doing business and other key criteria.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- After thrice refinancing the house she had bought in 2012, Nedalee Thomas thought she was done. But then Britain voted to leave the European Union June 23, and roiling financial markets upended the prevailing wisdom that interest rates were on the way back up, and the window for refinancing had closed. These are the people who drove up refinancing...

  • NEW YORK, July 11- After thrice refinancing the house she had bought in 2012, Nedalee Thomas thought she was done. But then Britain voted to leave the European Union June 23, and roiling financial markets upended the prevailing wisdom that interest rates were on the way back up, and the window for refinancing had closed. These are the people who drove up refinancing...

  • NEW YORK, July 11- After thrice refinancing the house she had bought in 2012, Nedalee Thomas thought she was done. But then Britain voted to leave the European Union June 23, and roiling financial markets upended the prevailing wisdom that interest rates were on the way back up, and the window for refinancing had closed. These are the people who drove up refinancing...

  • The ruling, which the White House vowed to appeal, halts the administration's efforts to address what it sees as safety concerns in the industry and reverses what producers had seen as a first step toward full federal regulation of all fracking activity. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management lacked Congressional authority to set fracking...