Tag Archives: Gary Herbert

(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 Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — The Administration of Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced on April 23, 2015 that Amanda Smith, six-year veteran at the helm of Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), will be leaving the post. Appointed by Jon Huntsman, Jr., Smith has indicated…

(EnviroNews Utah) — North Salt Lake City, Utah — On September 25, 2014 a protest went down in front of the Stericycle medical waste incineration facility in North Salt Lake City, Utah over claims made by an anonymous whistleblower in an EnviroNews documentary. At the protest, community groups…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Governor Gary Herbert has asked the Utah Attorney General to open a criminal investigation into Stericycle’s activities after the release of EnviroNews’ documentary on Stericycle that features a former employee, who for personal safety reasons spoke under a cloak of anonymity, talking about what he…

(EnviroNews Utah) – ‘We were here first! We’re grandfathered in!’ That’s what they always try’n say when people talk about kicking these guys out of the neighborhood. Who’s that you might ask? BIG polluters. I mean, the task just seems so humongous and insurmountable doesn’t it? That is,…

(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 Utah) – On a chilly day in Salt Lake City Utah, demonstators gathered in protest of Governor Gary R. Herbert’s energy summit.  Amongst the multitude of speakers was Dr. Claron D. Aldridge of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment who gave an energetic sermon-like speech in…