Tag Archives: Uintah Basin

(EnviroNews Utah) — Vernal, Utah — The following video report emanates from a demonstration at the PR Springs tar sands test site on the Tavaputs Plateau in late September of 2017. The transcript reads as follows: Emerson Urry (Narrating): In a remarkable turn of events in late September,…

(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 DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — Even before Tom Weis made his call for people to show up at the site of U.S. Oil Sands tar sands development, Utah’s own Utah Tar Sands Resistance (UTSR) has been holding campouts at PR Springs to bring attention to…

(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) – EDITOR’S NOTE: When originally released, this documentary filmed was titled, “Families Camp Out in Protest to Save the Tavaputs Plateau from America’s First Approved Commercial Tar Sands Mine.” The transcript reads as follows: Tar sands, oil sands, asphalt, and bituminous sands. These names all represent…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Hailed by many as our nation’s most poisoned hotbed of source-polluting industry, and, by and large, due to the republican-dominated, lop-sided legislature, the state of Utah has become a free-for-all fiesta for mineral barons and the profiteers of environmental waste. The topic of oil and…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau via EnviroNews Utah) – Hailed by many as our nation’s most poisoned hotbed of source-polluting industry, and, by and large, due to the republican-dominated, lop-sided legislature, the state of Utah has become a free-for-all fiesta for mineral barons and the profiteers of environmental waste.…

(EnviroNews Utah) – A segment discussing oil and gas mining in the Uintah Basin from our full feature interview with Utah Republican Governor Gary R. Herbert in the Governor’s Office on Capitol Hill.  The hour and fifteen minute interview covers issues exclusively pertaining to the environment, energy, and…