Tag Archives: Alicia Connell

(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 what turned out to be a huge blow to environmentalists and Utah air pollution fighters alike, two highly anticipated bills, House Bill 121 and Senate Bill 164, put forth by Republican Representative Becky Edwards and Democratic Senator Gene Davis…

(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 DC News Bureau) — The Hippocratic Oath is a pledge that over 98% of medical students recite on graduation day. Their sacred pledge: “DO NO HARM.” — but little do most of them realize that a downright deadly culprit is undoing and undermining their solemnly sworn Hippocratic…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Rexburg, ID — After an outpouring of community concern a proposed medical waste processing facility, in eastern Idaho, the Madison County Planning and Zoning board voted to advise county commissioners to deny a conditionaluse permit needed for plans to move forward. Although the board voted…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Salt Lake City – In a press conference at the state capitol on Feb. 13, 2014, Dr. Brian Moench, president of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment lambasted the Utah Department of Health’s recently released Stericycle and Cancer study and the representation of that study…

(EnviroNews Utah) – A handful of informed citizens in the Greater Salt Lake area had been waiting for this moment for years. That is, the opportunity to engage directly, in an open town-hall format, with representatives from one of America’s well-guarded dirty little medical secrets. Stericycle Inc., an…