Tag Archives: Protest

(EnviroNews Utah) – Tim Wagner, Public Lands Specialist for the Sierra Club, took the podium at the HEAL Utah-sponsored “Clean Energy Now Rally” at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah last week.  The topic of his speech was what he referred to as an attempt at…

(EnviroNews Nevada) – On a cold and gloomy day in Salt Lake City a hoard of protestors gathered outside of the Gary Herbert Energy Summit to detest an array of what they deemed to be failed energy policy and industrial polluter giveaways. Amongst the array of speakers was…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Joan Gregory is no stranger to environmental activism.  She told her story to EnviroNews Utah last year after being arrested in Washington DC for singing in the halls of Congress over mountain top removal on the East Coast. Her mission this time around:  Speaking out…

(EnviroNews Utah) – On a chilly day in Salt Lake City Utah, demonstators gathered in protest of Governor Gary R. Herbert’s energy summit.  Amongst the multitude of speakers was Dr. Claron D. Aldridge of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment who gave an energetic sermon-like speech in…

(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…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Furious with the plethora of controversial bills that passed in this year’s session in the Utah State Legislature, a crowd of angered protestors from all walks of life assembled on Capitol Hill at the Rally to Restore Sanity to Government. Much of this session’s legislation…

(EnviroNews Utah) – At the Rally to Restore Sanity to Government held at the Utah State Capitol, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah spoke loudly to expose corruption in Utah politics. The crowd was often heated as he delivered an expose’ of lies and deciet surrounding ultra…

(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) – At the Rally to Restore Sanity to Government, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah denounced the Herbert Administration’s new policy on nuclear waste before a crowd of outraged protestors. The decision has taken much heat from citizens and activists alike as it overturns Utah’s…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — There were enraged citizens from all walks of life at the “Rally to Restore Sanity to Government” held at the Utah State Capitol on the second to last day of the 2012 legislative session. The event was moved inside due to…

(EnviroNews Utah) – On the second to the last day of the 2012 Utah legislative session, outraged protestors gathered at the ‘Rally to Restore Sanity to Government’ in order to protest an array of issues ranging from the elimination of sex education and women’s rights, to air quality,…