Tag Archives: Kennecott Utah Copper

(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) — 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) – 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) – Today, Cherise Udell, Founder and President of the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air, alongside of the Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment and WildEarth Guardians announced the filing of a joint lawsuit against Kennecott Utah Copper. The suit claims that Kennecott is responsible for a…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — Dr. Brian Moench, MD and Founder of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment lectures on how air pollution damages genes, predisposes children to many diseases, while lowering IQ points at the Rio Tinto/Kennecott Lawsuit Press Conference. The Utah Physicians For…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Cris Cowley, MD and former President of the Utah Medical Association lectures on exactly how elevated levels of air pollution cause heart attacks and strokes at the Rio Tinto/Kennecott Lawsuit Press Conference. The Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment, the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air,…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — In this segment, Lori Scow, mother of Ava Scow speaks out about the devastation that “red air” day pollution has wreaked on her family and her daughter’s health, at at press conference regarding Rio Tinto/Kennecott Utah Copper. She goes onto to…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — Today, Jeremy Nichols, Climate and Energy Program Director for WildEarth Guardians, alongside of the Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment and the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air, announced the filing of a joint lawsuit against Kennecott Utah Copper. The suit claims…