Tag Archives: Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment

(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, Utah — In what turned out to be a huge blow to environmentalists and Utah air pollution fighters alike, two highly anticipated bills, House Bill 121 and Senate Bill 164, put forth by Republican Representative Becky Edwards and Democratic Senator Gene Davis…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City, Utah — Following a hampering string of “Red Air” days, last year’s “Clean Air No Excuses” rally constituted the largest air-pollution-specific event in U.S., and possibly world history, according to research conducted at local EnviroNews Utah, and 2015’s “Clean Air No Excuses…

(EnviroNews Utah) — North Salt Lake City, Utah — On September 25, 2014 a protest went down in front of the Stericycle medical waste incineration facility in North Salt Lake City, Utah over claims made by an anonymous whistleblower in an EnviroNews documentary. At the protest, community groups…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — The Hippocratic Oath is a pledge that over 98% of medical students recite on graduation day. Their sacred pledge: “DO NO HARM.” — but little do most of them realize that a downright deadly culprit is undoing and undermining their solemnly sworn Hippocratic…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Salt Lake City – In a press conference at the state capitol on Feb. 13, 2014, Dr. Brian Moench, president of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment lambasted the Utah Department of Health’s recently released Stericycle and Cancer study and the representation of that study…

(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) – North Salt Lake – In light of recent events, it would seem that it doesn’t matter at all to Stericycle medical waste incinerator just how much public pressure came down on them last year — nor does it apparently matter how much outrage and nationwide…