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Utah lawmaker’s exit and environmental worries on Behind the Headlines

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Trent Nelson
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City, during a special session at the State Captiol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

The Environmental Protection Agency looks into the operations of a Sandy medical device maker after new data shows that its use of ethylene oxide gas can pose a cancer risk to neighbors. Embattled state Sen. Gene Davis announces he’ll retire early after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. And yet another battle over off-road vehicles looms as the Bureau of Land Management considers rule changes at Gemini Bridges outside of Moab.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Emily Anderson Stern and Brian Maffly, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

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