Tag Archives: Governor Herbert

(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) – Tim Wagner, Public Lands Specialist for the Sierra Club, took the podium at the HEAL Utah-sponsored “Clean Energy Now Rally” at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah last week.  The topic of his speech was what he referred to as an attempt at…

(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…

(EnviroNews Utah) – At the Rally to Restore Sanity to Government held at the Utah State Capitol, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah spoke loudly to expose corruption in Utah politics. The crowd was often heated as he delivered an expose’ of lies and deciet surrounding ultra…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — It appears that the input from residents and expert opinion from the community is no longer welcome in the State of Utah. That was the message sent by Senate Bill 21 from the 2012 legislative session which dismantles and eliminates citizen-based…

(EnviroNews Utah) – At the Rally to Restore Sanity to Government, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah denounced the Herbert Administration’s new policy on nuclear waste before a crowd of outraged protestors. The decision has taken much heat from citizens and activists alike as it overturns Utah’s…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Today in Salt Lake City, at a Questar natural gas refueling station, Governor Gary R. Herbert launched his UCAIR program to address Utah’s critical air pollution problem. The Governor proposed an array of ideas to help reduce air pollution along the Wasatch Front that were…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — Dr. Michelle Hoffman, Pediatrician and founding member of the non-profit air quality activist group Breathe Utah, spoke without restraint today regarding the health dangers of “red air” day pollution at the Governors UCAIR press conference. She challenged the crowd to see…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — In this documentary, groundbreaking developments in electric vehicle technology are unveiled. While tenaciously converting fossil fuel vehicles to zero emission automobiles, these Utah-based groups present a viable strategy for tackling carbon emissions, air pollution and climate destabilization. Monica Bellenger reporting.