Tag Archives: Environmental

(EnviroNews Utah) – Tar sands, oil sands, asphalt, and bituminous sands. These names all represent the same type of fossil fuel, a fossil fuel so difficult and energy intensive to mine and process that past attempts to harness its dirty energy in the United States have resulted in…

(EnviroNews California via Community Watch Blog) – In a high traffic zone of buzzing, bustling, and boisterous kindergarten through 2nd grade students at Brookhaven Elementary School in Sebastopol, CA, we saw some pretty awesome looking and even delicious tasting science projects. One project focused on the scientific difference…

(EnviroNews Utah) – It’s coming down to the wire on what some are calling the most critical environmental issue in Utah state history. Republican Governor Gary R. Herbert is poised to sign off on what has now been coined the Snake Valley Water Grab, which aims to ship…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) – In our extended coverage with this enigmatic and lifelong oilman and “downhole” expert, we explore the topic of quart by quart oil spills into the environment. The fossil fuel CEO, who in his own words said he wanted to “take the opportunity to…

(EnviroNews Utah via Community Watch Blog) – Holly Frontier aka Holly Refinery has come under scrutiny as of late — The reason: the company’s proposed operational and pollution expansion.  Many local observers claim that Holly has consistently been the most irresponsible operator on “Refinery Row” in South Davis…

(EnviroNews Utah) – In a press conference of unparalleled environmental magnitude on Capitol Hill yesterday, a group of prominent physicians including former Utah Medical Association President Cris Cowley took the podium in front of local news media in what they deemed as an air pollution “public health emergency”.…