Monday, October 21, 2019

Tag: Utah

Trump administration ignores environmental impacts of mining 30 million tons of...

The organizations filed a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) challenge to the recent approval of the expanded mine, which would extract millions of tons of coal and exacerbate climate change impacts including air pollution and other threats.

Lawsuit filed against jail officer for shooting inmate with shotgun on...

“At the time of the shooting, Prado was absolutely no threat to any of the corrections officers.”

Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel...

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

Marijuana legalization continues to be a statewide issue after midterm elections

"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."

Massive Utah oil shale project threatens public health, water supply

Conservation groups today formally opposed the Trump administration’s plan to facilitate the first commercial oil shale development in the United States.

Despite ancient rock art legacy, BLM leases land for fossil fuel...

Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.

Documents reveal drilling and mining interests were behind shrinking of Utah...

Yes Secretary Zinke claimed that the shrinking of the national monuments "isn’t really about oil and gas.”

National Monuments open for business: Mining and drilling to begin on...

Today marks the "largest rollback of protections for public lands and waters in U.S. history."

Trump shrinks national monuments in largest reduction in history. Here’s how...

The fight will not be easy, but with so much support and on-the-ground activism, hopefully it is a fight that conservationists can win.

Trump plans to decimate Bears Ears National Monument this Monday

Trump plans to shrink Bears Ears monument from more than one million acres to 200,000 acres, with similar cuts to the Grand Staircase-Escalante.

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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

The far right’s war on culture

How to displace the great replacement: It really does boil down to us versus them.