Topic: Environmental Politics

Good Grief: After 20 years, OR show moves to Denver

No I don’t mean, good grief, they’re gone! I want to talk about the type of grief for good. Because the kind of grief that you don’t make something good out of is just a drag. As I …

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HEAL Utah seeks a new director

Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah) is looking for a new executive director. Matt Pacenza, who has directed the organization since 2011, is moving on to teach high-sch …

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Mia Love wins climate prize

Mia Love (R-UT-4) has received a Climate Leadership Award from Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) for “extraordinary leadership and bold commitment to environmental stewardship.” In Jan …

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Environews: August 2017

First we pollute the wilderness, then we pollute our minds with the belief that we’ve done the right thing. — Mark Strand Audubon to focus on saline lakes, Colorado River The Natio …

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Judge Shelby strikes down “Ag-Gag” laws to protect first amendment rights.

On Friday, July 7th, Federal Judge Robert Shelby deemed Utah’s agricultural industry protection law known as an “ag-gag” law to be a violation of free speech in his 31 page ruling. …

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On the road with BLM paleontologist Alan Titus

  An open letter to Secretary Zinke For five hours I drove from Capitol Hill, in Salt Lake City, through the same famous redrock landscapes you flew over—Bryce Canyon, Kodachr …

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Report from Dark Mountain: An encounter with Paul Kingsnorth

“Ecocide demands a response. That response is too important to be left to politicians, economists, conceptual thinkers, number crunchers; too all-pervasive to be left to activists …

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White Mesa Uranium Mill

Given the grief caused to Utah by uranium mining in the past, it is surprising that the Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands submitted comments to Trump’s Monument R …

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Bonanza Flat rescued in the nick of time

Bonanza Flat rescued in the nick of time The story of Bonanza Flat might have been grief for another lost place, but it turned out to be an affirming example of community coming to …

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Bears Ears National Monument comment period extended

Ten important facts you should know (don’t believe the political lies). Ever since the 1800s, when all Indian people residing in the Bears Ears were forcibly removed, we have griev …

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