Tag Archives: Mining

(EnviroNews Montana) — Washington D.C. — EnviroNews Montana Exclusive: On April 25, 2017, U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the “Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act” (Yellowstone Act) — a bill seeking to permanently ban mining on 30,000 public acres in the Paradise Valley of Montana, just outside Yellowstone National…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Blanding, Utah — Following President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13792, signed on April 26, 2017, which mandates the review of national monument designations dating back to 1996, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) Ryan Zinke headed to Utah with two-day’s…

(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) – Tar sands, oil sands, asphalt, and bituminous sands. These names all represent the same type of fossil fuel, a fossil fuel so difficult and energy intensive to mine and process that past attempts to harness its dirty energy in the United States have resulted in…

(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…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Rod Decker, Reporter for KUTV News in Utah is exposed in an attempt to lure panelists at the Kennecott/Rio Tinto press conference into admitting they want Kennecott Utah Copper to “shut down.”  The panel of local experts, doctors, and environmentalists…