Tag Archives: Tesoro

(EnviroNews Utah) — Roosevelt, Utah — San Antonio refining giant Tesoro Corporation announced last week that it will be shelving its plan for a 135-mile-long oil pipeline that had been in the works for several years, citing “unfavorable market conditions.” Fuelfix reported Destin Singleton, company spokesman wrote, “due…

(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) – ‘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) – Although Utah’s infamous “RED AIR DAY” warning signs have been mysteriously out of commission through one of the most hazardous air pollution streaks in modern history, Utah’s citizens are no strangers to what is asked of them when the pollution get’s bad.  Everyone knows that…

(EnviroNews Utah) – It wasn’t only disgruntled refinery workers that came out to protest at the Tesoro workers rally, but concerned citizens as well. Bob Brister, who is the Membership Coordinator at the Utah Environmental Congress stood on the corner right along side refinery employees wielding a sign…