Press Release: Environmental Group Condemns Regional Haze Ruling

PRESS RELEASE****PRESS RELEASE****PRESS RELEASE Monday morning, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the EPA’s request for a motion to stay Utah’s Regional Haze Ruling. The ruling postpones the installation of vital pollution control technologies on two of Utah’s coal plants indefinitely.  In June of 2016, the EPA ordered Rocky Mountain …

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Another Big Win! (On the Coal Ash Front)

Holy Cow, the wins keep on coming! Last week, I wrote about how excited we were that two dirty energy projects we have fought appear to be finally dead. Success! And, last week, I’m delighted to report, we won a key ruling from a federal judge! The lawsuit HEAL and our …

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NEWS: State of Utah, utility company challenging EPA regulations to reduce haze at national parks

COURTNEY TANNER The Salt Lake Tribune Sept 02 2016 The state of Utah and the utility company PacifiCorp are fighting a federal mandate that aims to reduce pollution at national parks. The two entities filed separate petitions for review — the first step in an appeal — with the 10th …

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That Time 250 Coal Miners Crashed a Hearing

Ever spend weeks carefully planning something and then have 250 unexpected guests show up – and then do exactly the opposite of what you’d hoped? Me neither. Until last Tuesday. You may recall our emails and calls urging our supporters to attend a key public hearing on Jan. 26 at …

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BLOG: That Time 250 Coal Miners Crashed a Hearing

Ever spend weeks carefully planning something and then have 250 unexpected guests show up – and then do exactly the opposite of what you’d hoped? Me neither. Until last Tuesday. You may recall our emails and calls urging our supporters to attend a key public hearing on Jan. 26 at …

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Episode #17: Rocky Mountain Power’s Coal Ash Problem

HEAL Utah Podcast

Matt flies solo this week and describes the “notice letter” which HEAL and our allies filed against Rocky Mountain Power last week, highlighting serious problems with how the utility disposes of coal ash at its Huntington facility. Click here for a blog post to read more! If you’re a podcast listener, here’s …

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NEWS: Piles of coal waste are contaminating Utah water, soil, environmental group says

Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune Oct. 20, 2015   Huntington • Millions of tons of coal ash waste stored near a central Utah power plant have been contaminating nearby water resources for years in violation of federal environmental laws, according to an investigation led by an environmental group.

PRESS RELEASE: Groups tell PacifiCorp to fix extensive contamination at Utah coal plant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 CONTACT: ·      Aidan O’Shea, Public Justice, aoshea@publicjustice.net, 202-861-5240 ·      Shane Levy, Sierra Club, shane.levy@sierraclub.org, 201-679-9507   Groups tell PacifiCorp to fix extensive contamination at Utah coal plant Decades of illegal coal ash waste disposal have tainted ground and surface water with “extremely high …

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