Tag Archives: UPHE

(EnviroNews California) – “How are we going to dispose of it without destroying ourselves?” This was the question posed by celebrity activist Erin Brockovich to EnviroNews California during a full-feature sit-down interview in Los Angeles. Medical waste is a topic that most people have probably given very little…

(EnviroNews Utah) – If you like to know about the medical science concerning increased disease risk at close proximity to an incinerator, this video is for you! Taped at the “Shut Down Stericycle Press Conference” on Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City Utah, this segment features Dr. Ellie…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Demonstrators rallied together outside of the Sweet Library in the Avenues of Salt Lake City on Wednesday to send a loud and clear message: “We believe in science!” The town-hall featuring freshman Republican congressman Chris Stewart drew the crowd of disgruntled citizens due in large…

(EnviroNews Utah) – In this outrageous episode of activism where a multitude of Utah’s top environmental groups had coalesced around a town-hall featuring freshman Republican Congressman Chris Stewart, just about everything you can imagine went down. Following a warmup rally where the groups were protesting Stewart’s controversial subpoenaing…

(EnviroNews Utah) – At a heated town-hall meeting focusing on the compliance and record-falsification issues surrounding Stericycle medical waste incinerator, Dr. Scott Hurst, anesthesiologist and member of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment (UPHE), echoed the new bombshell findings of a recently released Harvard study that strongly…

(EnviroNews Utah) – A handful of informed citizens in the Greater Salt Lake area had been waiting for this moment for years. That is, the opportunity to engage directly, in an open town hall format, with representatives from one of America’s well-guarded dirty little medical secrets. Stericycle Inc.,…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Following Stericycle’s admission last Thursday night where the company acknowledged it is allowed to accept and burn deadly and largely indestructible prions, protestors took to the streets outside one of the nation’s last standing medical waste incineration plants. Prions are the malformed proteins responsible for…