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Air quality in dispute: How Utahns can find collaborative solutions to the air quality problem

Air quality in dispute: How Utahns can find collaborative solutions to the air quality problem

Collaboration is different than compromise, said Danya Rumore, director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program and Associate Professor at the University of Utah – Department of City & Metropolitan Planning. Whereas compromise might be compared to mixing hot water with cold water to get lukewarm water, collaboration is mixing water with bananas, nuts and other ingredients to get something better than you had before: banana bread. “Air quality is one of those areas where we need these innovative strategies,” said Rumore. “There is no one, right, single solution. There is only better or worse interventions.”

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