Tag Archives: Coal

(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 USA Headline News Desk) — Humanity has about a decade to reduce carbon emissions and meet the climate goals set by the monumental Paris Agreement (Paris accord) of 2016, according to an International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) study called, Pathways for balancing CO2 emissions and…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administrators have drafted a “Priority Work List” that reveals BLM’s focus on oil, gas and coal development on federal land as well as the security of the U.S.-Mexico border. E&E News obtained the internal documents,…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — EDITORIAL: At a town hall meeting at the White House for CEOs and business leaders on April 4, 2017, President Donald J. Trump repeated a claim he’s been making a lot these days: “I have won awards on environmental protection” (of course he…

(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 DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — On March 15, 2017, U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI/Interior) Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the approval of a multimillion-dollar coal lease in Utah for the Greens Hollow tract, which lies under lands in the Manti-La Sal and Fishlake National Forests…

(EnviroNews Nature) — On World Wildlife Day, March 3, 2017, EnviroNews Nature released one of the largest and most expansive documentaries ever published on a wildlife species in peril — the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). The academic yet entertaining film spans a plethora of topics and includes…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — As President Obama galavants around the Alaskan Arctic with the press this week in a historic climate tour reinforcing his “All-of-the-Above” energy policy, a group of diverse and well-known environmental leaders says that philosophy just won’t cut it — and it collectively released…

(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) – Joan Gregory is no stranger to environmental activism.  She told her story to EnviroNews Utah last year after being arrested in Washington DC for singing in the halls of Congress over mountain top removal on the East Coast. Her mission this time around:  Speaking out…