This is from David Frey writing in New West. “Oil and Gas Boom Raises Air Pollution Fears in West.”
However, it is not just oil and gas, it is also coal-fired power plants.
There is really only one area left in the West where visibility is virtually unimpaired from human impacts. That is Northern Nevada, extreme SW Idaho, and extreme SE Oregon. Guess what is being proposed for Northern Nevada? How convenient. The pollution that doesn’t stay in Nevada will blow over to Utah and SE Idaho.
Here is the info in the a recent BLM newsletter for Nevada. “Energy Development in Eastern Nevada.“