Series 22014
State Planning Board Smoke abatement reports

Dates: 1930-1936.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

Due to the pollution caused by coal-burning furnaces and stoves in Utah's cities, the State Planning Board investigated new processes of creating smokeless fuel from coal. This series contains the following records: correspondence of the Joint Smoke-Abatement Committee and the State Planning Board; reports concerning smoke control in Salt Lake City; plans for a pilot plant; related articles from various sources; and a State Planning Board report on smoke elimination.


Alphabetical by report.

Related Records

Mining studies from the State Planning Board, Series 1175, This series has studies on mineral production and industry in Utah, including coal.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by M. Call in March 1999 and updated in August 2004 by G. Strack after having been filmed.

Indexing Terms

  • Smoke prevention—Utah.
  • Utah—Coal—Research.

Container List

1 Correspondence; 1932 - 1935
1 Department of Commerce: Nine years of smoke-abatement work at Salt Lake City;1930
1 Feasibility of a pilot plan;1932
1 Investigations at Salt Lake City;1926
1 Related articles; 1934 - 1936
1 State Planning Board-Smoke Elimination;1936

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.