Tag Archives: Holly Refinery

(EnviroNews Utah) — Woods Cross — Well, it’s happened again — meaning, the old Wood Cross’s Silver Eagle oil refinery has had yet another explosive episode in what has now caused the evacuation of a local elementary school while leaving nearby residents complaining of headaches and health problems.…

(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) – With five oil refineries, the world’s largest open-pit copper mine, a nuclear waste dump, two medical incinerators, chemical and pharmaceutical plants, dusty cement mines, countless oil and gas wells and waste disposal operations, a proposed nuclear power facility, America’s first approved tar sands mine and…

(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) – Will Munger of Canyon Country Rising Tide pumped up a crowd of demonstrators at a rally preceding a town-hall featuring Republican Representative Chris Stewart. He made sure to remind people that Tesoro, one of the refineries that is expanding to accommodate increased Uintah Basin crude…

(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) — Salt Lake City, Utah — In this story, Karen Bergesen is interviewed about her family’s “chemically induced asthma”, suspected to be caused by excessive air pollution exposure from living on “Refinery Row” in South Davis County, Utah.  Additionally, Dr. Brian Moench was interviewed on the…