NEWS: New study gets comprehensive look at Utah’s energy industry

Amy Joi O’Donoghue KSL May 25, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s energy sector contributes nearly $21 billion to the economy, supports about 40,000 jobs and pays $656 million in taxes and fees to local and state government, a new study finds. Commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Energy Development…

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NEWS: Energy Summit: Governor Herbert says Utah isn’t divesting from coal for decades to come

Kimberly Nelson ABC 4 News 21 May 2015 SALT LAKE CITY – What does Utah’s energy future look like? At the Governor’s 4th Annual Energy Development Summit Governor Herbert made it very clear coal is here to stay.

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Dirty Coal, Hot Waste & Great Breakfast

April isn’t supposed to be our busy season here at HEAL, but, wow, we’ve got a lot going on right now. Let’s jump right into some updates on our big campaigns, plus a reminder about our upcoming breakfast.

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NEWS: Utah assails Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News March 1, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY — President Obama’s Clean Power Plan mandating carbon reductions from existing power plants across the country has been assailed by Utah and other states as an unprecedented attack on coal that falls outside the scope of the Clean Air…

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2014 Accomplishments!

Thank you for helping us make 2014 a productive year for our efforts to protect Utah’s public health and environment. Below is a list of what we — and you — accomplished! Before we get to that, we wanted to thank our donors, volunteers, citizen activists, fellow non-profit partners, and…

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NEWS: State releases status quo plan for two old, coal-fired power plants

Brian Maffly Salt Lake Tribune October 1, 2014 Utah environmental regulators on Wednesday unveiled a revised plan for clearing the skies over the state’s national parks, but to environmentalists’ dismay it would do nothing to further cut emissions from aging coal-fired power plants.

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NEWS: Scientists In Salt Lake City Seek To Act Against Global Warming

KUTV  Scientists In Salt Lake City Seek To Act Against Global Warming (KUTV) Scientists in Salt Lake City said America must act against global warming Wednesday.  Dr. Michael Mann, famous Climate Scientist, and other scientists say climate change may be causing Utah wildfires, keeping snow from the ski slopes and…

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NEWS: Utah Congressmen Push for More Energy Development in Utah, Environmental Groups Push Back

By Brian Grimmett Members of Utah’s congressional delegation called for more energy development during a panel at the Governor’s Energy Development Summit. But the discussion wasn’t without some push back from local environmental advocacy groups. Congressmen Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart joined Senator Mike Lee in calling for greater freedom…

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NEWS: Clean Energy Now! Rally sends Gov. Herbert message during energy summit

By: Shad Engkilterra About 200 people gathered outside of the Governor’s Energy Development Summit on Jan. 10, 2013 to protest the continued emphasis on fossil fuels and other nonrenewable sources of energy in Governor Herbert’s energy plan. Speakers at the Clean Energy Now! Rally included William Anderson from the Moapa…

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