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(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Park City, Utah — On June 8, 2017, at the Waterkeeper Alliance International Conference in Park City, Utah, EnviroNews Editor-in-Chief Emerson Urry sat down with legendary environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss an array of water-related topics, including mercury poisoning. Kennedy…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — EDITORIAL: A repeated theme in the legendary and utterly hilarious cult classic film The Big Lebowski features the character of a belligerent Vietnam veteran, Walter Sobchak (John Goodman), yelling at his bowling mate and buddy Theodore Donald Kerabatsos (Steve Buscemi), “Shut the fuck…

(EnviroNews Utah) – The most familiar face in Utah environmentalism addresses a crowd of concerned and even downright angry citizens at a heated town-hall meeting in North Salt Lake. The issue at hand: Stericycle Specialty Waste Solutions, Inc., which is one of the last remaining hazardous medical waste…

(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…

(EnviroNews Nevada) – On a cold and gloomy day in Salt Lake City a hoard of protestors gathered outside of the Gary Herbert Energy Summit to detest an array of what they deemed to be failed energy policy and industrial polluter giveaways. Amongst the array of speakers was…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Cherise Udell rips Kennecott Utah Copper and Rio Tinto at the Fossil Fools Day of Action near one of their coal-fired power facilities in Salt Lake City. “The pollution that Kennecott creates is harming my children’s lungs, and every child in Utah. It’s harming unborn…

(EnviroNews Utah) – In this effective piece of satire-filled activism, we see Ashley Anderson, co-Founder of the up and coming activist organization Peaceful Uprising, costumed-out as a Kennecott executive who tells to the energetic crowd a “sad story” of how Kennecott has given up a billion dollars in…