Tag Archives: Governor Herbert

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Amidst frustration over a recent lack of progress on Native American concerns, several tribal leaders aligned with representatives of the Utah House Minority in an effort to advance the discussion. Their demand was simple: they want to see the Director…

(EnviroNews Colorado) — After decades of deliberation the final revision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan (the Plan) was released at the end of November, but former USFWS officials tell EnviroNews it strays far from scientists’ minimum recommendations for recovery of the…

(EnviroNews Politics Desk) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Highly conservative Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert (R) fired back at Steve Bannon with a lingual assault Wednesday, after Bannon, Executive Chairman of Breitbart News, made religious comments aimed at Mitt Romney — a devout member of the Church…

(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) – 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…