Herbert signs 8 bills to improve Utah air quality

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed eight bills designed to clear Utah's murky wintertime skies.

Herbert took the action during a ceremony Friday attended by clean air advocates including some lawmakers who pushed for the legislation.

KTVX-TV reports among other things, the new laws will facilitate electrical vehicle charging stations, assist homeowners whose only source of heat is wood burning, provide tax credits for energy efficient vehicles and encourage use of biodiesel fuel.