Tag Archives: Dr. Brian Moench

(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) — 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 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) – Salt Lake City – In response to the Utah Attorney General’s Office awarding the “Attorney of the Year” trophy to Christian Stephens, the lawyer at the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) who has been fighting to suppress the lawsuits against the Kennecott and Tesoro pollution…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Demonstrators rallied together outside of the Sweet Library in the Avenues of Salt Lake City on Wednesday to send a loud and clear message: “We believe in science!” The town-hall featuring freshman Republican congressman Chris Stewart drew the crowd of disgruntled citizens due in large…

(EnviroNews Utah) – In this outrageous episode of activism where a multitude of Utah’s top environmental groups had coalesced around a town-hall featuring freshman Republican Congressman Chris Stewart, just about everything you can imagine went down. Following a warmup rally where the groups were protesting Stewart’s controversial subpoenaing…

(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…