Tag Archives: Air Pollution

(EnviroNews USA Headline News Desk) — On March 28, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order aimed at killing air and water regulations, rolling back climate efforts, and propping up the coal industry, in what conservationists and ordinary citizens alike are calling an all out war…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Senate Bill 87, authored by Senator Gene Davis, was considered by many to be the strongest air pollution bill in the lineup in this year’s legislative session at the Utah Capitol. To the disappointment of many air warriors, that bill…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — In 2014, two bills sought to change, or eliminate entirely, an old code that has hobbled Utah’s regulatory agencies from doing anything unique to solve the state’s ongoing air pollution crisis. Section 19-2-106, implemented nearly three decades ago, hamstrings Utah’s…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Utah often has the most dangerous air pollution in the United States, frequently and repeatedly soaring high above EPA compliance limits for what is considered “safe” for PM 2.5 particulate pollution. The health-hampering air crisis has become the number one…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Derek Kitchen knows something about working to establish “inalienable rights” in Utah. As a plaintiff with his partner, Moudi Sbeity, he was responsible for establishing the “right to love” in the reddest state in America, a place traditionally opposed to…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Following a hampering string of “Red Air” days, last year’s “Clean Air No Excuses” rally constituted the largest air-pollution-specific event in U.S., and possibly world history, according to research conducted at local EnviroNews Utah, and 2015’s “Clean Air No Excuses…

(EnviroNews Utah) — North Salt Lake City, Utah — At a protest titled “Protest or Celebration? Governor Herbert? You Decide!”, Natasha Hinks-Henderson, co-helms-woman of Communities for Clean Air took the megaphone in front of the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake City, Utah. The protest…

(EnviroNews Utah) — North Salt Lake City, Utah — At a protest titled “Protest or Celebration? Governor Herbert? You Decide!”, Alicia Connell, helms-woman of Communities for Clean Air took the megaphone in front of the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake City, Utah. The protest…

(EnviroNews Utah) — North Salt Lake City, Utah — On September 25, 2014 a protest went down in front of the Stericycle medical waste incineration facility in North Salt Lake City, Utah over claims made by an anonymous whistleblower in an EnviroNews documentary. At the protest, community groups…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — In this episode, we see an excerpt from the full feature EnviroNews documentary Medical Waste Madness — ‘The Devil’s Work’ — Stericycle Plant Whistelblower Tells All. In the documentary snip, an ex-employee of the North Salt Lake-based medical waste incineration facility claims he…