Smoggier Skies, Lower Scores?

October 15th, 2021

“The robust research that has proven how toxic air pollution is to the brain just became even stronger,” said Dr. Moench. “A new study shows particulate pollution on the day
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Protesting the Inland Port’s 150M Dollar Taxpayer Backed Bond

October 15th, 2021

Thank you to the 50 plus concerned residents that showed up last week to deliver over 2,000 signatures expressing disdain for the latest schemes of the Utah Inland Port Authority
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Quit Ignoring the Public Health and Climate Cost of Pesticides

October 9th, 2021

A recent excellent Op-ed, “California needs to quit ignoring the public health and climate cost of pesticides” outlines all the same things that could be said about Utah. The Op-ed
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Can the Great Salt Lake be Saved?

October 9th, 2021

We’re glad to see that a great deal of attention is now being paid locally and nationally to the disappearance of the Great Salt Lake. There are numerous reasons why
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Here’s Why I Oppose a New Inland Port Trans-loading Facility

October 9th, 2021

There are major legal, regulatory, and geographical obstacles to the commercial success of this project that port officials have yet to address. A “transloading facility” is a freight yard that
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FREE Screening of the New Feature Length Documentary, YOUTH v GOV

October 4th, 2021

In connection with Our Children’s Trust’s upcoming youth-led constitutional climate change lawsuit in Utah, we are excited to invite you to a FREE screening of the new feature length documentary,
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Utah Port Authority Memos Reveal Coal Industry Ties to California Rail Controversy

October 4th, 2021

The Utah Inland Port Authority has avoided the issue of whether the port would be used to export more fossil fuels. Obviously they don’t want to admit that. But make
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Stop Construction of $150 Million Trans-loading Facility Funded by Tax Dollars

October 4th, 2021

The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) wants you to believe the proposed polluting port is a ‘done deal’ so we’ll stop fighting against this destructive polluting project. It isn’t a
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Inland Port Transloading Facility is a Betrayal of the Public Interest

October 2nd, 2021

Dr. Brian Moench, Press Conference, September 20, 2021 September 20 Press Conference About twelve years ago, shortly after our physicians’ organization had launched our campaign to address air pollution in
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Diesel Death Zones and the Utah Inland Port

September 24th, 2021

Dr. Brian Moench discusses diesel death zones and the Utah Inland Port with KPCW Radio. On This Green Earth with Chris Chermiak, Dr. Brian Moench, founder of Utah Physicians for
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Amid Criticism, Inland Port Delays Wasting $150 Million in Taxpayer Money

September 24th, 2021

Thanks to everyone who came out last week to protest the latest egregious idea by the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA)–issuing a bond that would force the public to subsidize
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Utah Doctors Call for Stricter EPA Standards to Match WHO Guidelines

September 24th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 23, 2021 Contact: Dr. Brian Moench – UPHE Board President 801-243-9089 drmoench@yahoo.comJonny Vasic – UPHE Executive Director  jvasic@uphe.org  385-707-3677 World Health Organization announces much stricter air pollution guidelines.   SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Physicians
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The Polluting Port Plans to Construct a $256 million Trans-loading Facility Funded by Tax Dollars

September 17th, 2021

The legislature and the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) are working feverishly to smother us with more air pollution and our democracy at the same time. This is their latest
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Office Air Quality may Affect Employees’ Cognition, Productivity

September 17th, 2021

New research shows that indoor air pollution at levels typical for most buildings is having an adverse effect on brain function. The likely contributors are PM2.5, obviously related to outdoor
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‘It could take years’ to Solve Ozone Pollution on the Wasatch Front, State Regulator Says

September 17th, 2021

Director of the Utah Division of Air Quality spoke before lawmakers at a committee hearing Wednesday. Utah, Orem, and Provo rank eighth worst in the country for ozone. Last week,
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Booming Utah’s Weak Link: Surging Air Pollution

September 10th, 2021

A red-hot economy, wildfire smoke from California and the shriveling of the Great Salt Lake are making Utah’s alarming pollution even worse. Utah’s air pollution made the New York Times,
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I believe this smoky air will get worse with the Inland Port

September 9th, 2021

There are four reasons for the trend of bad air along the Wasatch Front. Each will be made worse by the port.Op Ed by Dr. Brian Moench As I write
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Selling Your Health to Utah’s Biggest Industrial Polluters

August 30th, 2021

The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a major story on their investigation of the scandal that powerful state lawmakers allowed the Utah Mining Association and Utah Petroleum Association to hijack
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EPA Bans Pesticide on Food Tied to Harming Children

August 30th, 2021

Recently UPHE sent this letter to the board members of the SLC Mosquito Abatement District. Dear SLCMAD Board members: I hope you are aware that yesterday the EPA announced a
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Donut Economics and Salt Lake City

August 30th, 2021

From Donut Economics: 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist by Kate Raworth Cities are the experimental laboratories of economic growth, social justice, and public health.  They are where the
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Utah Board Misused Public Money on Fossil Fuel Projects, Failed to Fund Rural Community Needs

August 22nd, 2021

For Immediate Release, August 17, 2021Contact: Deeda Seed, Center for Biological Diversity, (801) 803-9892, dseed@biologicaldiversity.org  Report: Utah Board Misused Public Money on Fossil Fuel Projects, Failed to Fund Rural Community Needs
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Sixth Assessment on Climate Change: Scarier than the Last

August 19th, 2021

The United Nations’ IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released their sixth assessment on the climate crisis. No surprise, it is even scarier than all the previous reports. From
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Utah Classrooms Need Air Purifiers to Fight Smoke AND Pandemic–Op-ed

August 19th, 2021

Neurosurgeon and UPHE Board member Dr. John Macfarlane has an Op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune on the importance of air purifiers in school classrooms. Read the Salt Lake Tribune
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Report Exposes Misuse of $109 Million in Public Funds for Fossil Fuel Projects

August 19th, 2021

UPHE is part of the Utah Clean Infrastructure Coalition. The Coalition held a press conference and released a report early last week, showing Utah’s Permanent Community Impact Fund Board has
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Tragic Setback for Public Health

August 16th, 2021

On August 12, the Salt Lake County Council voted 6 to 3, on strict political party lines, to overturn the mask mandate policy announced by the director of the Salt
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Health Consequences of Air Pollution and Wildfire Smoke

August 16th, 2021

KPCW Radio (Park City) asked us about the health consequences of air pollution in general and wildfire smoke in particular. That resulted in this 20-minute interview by Nell Larson and
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An Urgent Necessity: Classroom Air Purifiers for Utah’s School Children

August 12th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2021 Contact: Dr. Brian Moench – UPHE Board President 801-243-9089 drmoench@yahoo.comJonny Vasic – UPHE Executive Director  jvasic@uphe.org  385-707-3677 Air purifiers can help keep schools open; and students, teachers and school staff
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There may be Health Benefits of Air-purifying Indoor Plants

August 10th, 2021

Indoor plants may take longer to purify the air, but they are still beneficial. Indoor plants may:  Reduce irritation to eyes, ears, nose and throat Prevent or ease coughing and congestion
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Should We be Exercising Outdoors When the Air is Bad?

August 10th, 2021

UPHE was asked to weigh in on whether school age children should be participating in outdoor sports and activities with pollution levels this high. There is an easy answer: absolutely
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Toxins in the Atmosphere Threaten Fetal Health on Salt Lake City’s West Side

August 10th, 2021

Every source of pollution and toxic chemical exposure steals a little from our children’s future. There was an excellent Op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune recently from two of our
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UPHE Weighs in on the Air Pollution from Western Wildfires

August 3rd, 2021

“Why are these air pollution spikes so dangerous?” Dr. Moench told EnviroNews that for some people, just a single exposure to this kind of thick particulate contamination can be devastating.
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The Trifecta of Air Pollution

August 3rd, 2021

UPHE was in the news recently discussing the health consequences of the air pollution “trifecta” that we are currently plagued with: wildfire smoke, high ozone, and dust storms. The answer
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Flood Waters Should be Considered Contaminated Unless Proven Otherwise

August 3rd, 2021

Fox13 asked UPHE to weigh in on the fact that people who jumped in quickly to help others with clean-up of the flooding in Cedar City were starting to get
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Great Salt Lake is Shrinking and That’s Not Good for our Air Quality

July 26th, 2021

Dr. Moench was on NPR this week on the “All Things Considered” segment dealing with the disappearance of the Great Salt Lake and what the health consequences will be from
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Bad Air Continues, an Indoor Air Filter Hack

July 26th, 2021

Another massive heat dome is setting up across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and “it could be the most expansive in the country so far”
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Pediatricians Urge Utahns to get Their Kids Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Before School Starts

July 19th, 2021

With the resurgence of the COVID pandemic from the delta variant, there are increasing calls for a return to mask mandates. The Surgeon General made that call over the weekend.
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Say NO to Tax Increase for Spraying More Chemical Pesticides

July 19th, 2021

Mosquito Abatement District (SLCMAD) Requests Tax Increase to Spray More Toxic Pesticides As ABC4’s Jason Nguyen reported on July 13, SLCMAD wants to raise residents’ abatement property taxes by 75%.
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Utahns Choke in Smoke from Western States

July 13th, 2021

According to IQAir.com, the PM2.5 concentration in Salt Lake City air is currently four times above the World Health Organization’s exposure recommendation. Thirty-three wildfires in Idaho, California, Oregon and Washington
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Record-shattering Heat Wave in the West Continues

July 13th, 2021

The record-shattering heat wave in the West continues. Salt Lake City broke all-time record temperatures the last two days with 104℉. And there are more signs that we are heading
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We Need Specifics, not Slick Promises, from Inland Port Authority, Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board Writes

July 13th, 2021

Controversial creation of Utah Inland Port Authority has focused attention on promises and perils of the area’s future. Salt Lake Tribune’s Editorial Board recently published an opinion piece in which
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Governor Pleads with Utahns to Get Vaccinated as Cases Surge

July 6th, 2021

We are seeing a tragic surge in hospitalizations and deaths from the more deadly and more transmissible COVID Delta variant, and almost all of it is in people who have
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Climate Disaster Endangers Us All

July 6th, 2021

“The predictions seemed completely outlandish,” said Larry O’Neill, associate professor at Oregon State University and state climatologist. “They were so crazy insane that professional forecasters and people like myself thought
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Wildlife, Air Quality at Risk as Great Salt Lake Nears Low

July 6th, 2021

The climate crisis and bad public policy are joining forces in causing the lake to continue to shrink to its lowest level in modern history. That exposes more dry lake
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Utah’s response to our ozone pollution problem? Blame China

June 29th, 2021

“In Salt Lake City, the ozone problem is so persistent, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to reclassify the city’s non-attainment status to the federal ozone standard from
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Your 4th of July celebrations are likely polluting local air and water

June 29th, 2021

UPHE is dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of Utah residents by promoting health education and interventions that result in measurable improvements to the environment. Even though fireworks displays
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Utah does the dirty work for industrial polluters

June 29th, 2021

UPHE Board President Dr. Brian Moench has an Op Ed in the Salt Lake Tribune (see full editorial below), calling out the state for hijacking the Division of Air Quality
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FOREST FIRE SMOKE DRIVING INCREASED HEALTH RISKS FROM AIR POLLUTION WORLDWIDE

June 21st, 2021

A substantial body of research correlates increased rates of multiple types of cancer–breast, lung, prostate, cervical, brain, and stomach cancer, and childhood leukemia, with air pollution exposure, even at very
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Inland Port Board Approves $40 Million Budget With Taxpayer Money

June 21st, 2021

In opposing the dirty energy inland port since the beginning, UPHE was not gifted with extraordinary vision. Instead, we simply looked at the evidence and applied common sense. That evidence
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UPHE and STPP ADVOCATES SPEAK OUT AT PRESS CONFERENCE

June 15th, 2021

UPHE and Stop the Polluting Port Coalition (STPP) held a press conference on June 10 to demand that the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) NOT waste taxpayer dollars for construction
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JOIN US WEDNESDAY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING. WE DON’T WANT TAX DOLLARS TO SUBSIDIZE THE POLLUTING PORT AND PROFITS FOR DEVELOPERS AND GIANT CORPORATIONS

June 15th, 2021

Today, Wednesday (June 16) at 4 pm, the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) will hold a public hearing on its proposed $40,252,574 budget for the coming year. This is our
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Press Conference: STPP Coalition Demands Port Authority NOT Waste Taxpayer Dollars For Construction Of A New Transloading Facility

June 14th, 2021

Who/What: Members of the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition (STPP) will be holding a news conference calling on the Utah Inland Port Authority NOT to waste millions in taxpayer dollars to fund
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Stop the Polluting Port Coalition (STPP) Demands Port Authority NOT Use Taxpayer Dollars For Construction Of A New Transloading Facility

June 8th, 2021

For immediate release: May 26, 2021For information: Deeda Seed, 801-803-9892 Utah Inland Port Authority Planning To Spend Taxpayers’ Millions to Supercharge Dirty Port The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) recently
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LEGISLATURE SIGNS OFF ON SCHEME TO BUILD PRIVATE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT IN UTAH LAKE

June 8th, 2021

Our friends at Utah Valley Earth Forum have informed us about an issue we should be aware of and share with our supporters. The Utah Legislature has signed off on
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EPA ANNOUNCES PUBLIC LISTENING SESSIONS ON RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN RULE

June 8th, 2021

UPHE has been working with Earth Justice and other partners to put pressure on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update the Agency’s Risk Management Plan (RMP) for fence-line communities
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STPP DEMANDS PORT AUTHORITY NOT USE TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW TRANSLOADING FACILITY

June 8th, 2021

The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) recently announced its intention to build a new transloading facility to move shipping containers between rail and trucks, using taxpayer money to increase the
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UDAQ Appears to Adopt Modeling Results From Utah Mining and Utah Petroleum Associations

June 2nd, 2021

Western Resource Advocates, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, HEAL Utah and the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club have submitted comments on the Northern Wasatch Front Ozone International Transport
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Drilling Proposed on Dinosaur National Monument’s Doorstep

June 2nd, 2021

BLM CONSIDERS EXPLORATORY OIL WELLS AT THE BOUNDARY OF THE NATIONAL MONUMENT According to a May 26 Salt Lake Tribune story by Brian Maffly, “The Bureau of Land Management is
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Massachusetts Towns Are Fighting Against Pesticide Spraying For The Same Reasons We’re Fighting Against It In Utah

June 2nd, 2021

Among the many reasons to stop pesticide spraying is that many of these chemicals are contaminated with something that may be even more toxic than the pesticides, PFAS compounds. These
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Market for Fossil Fuels and Internal Combustion Engine Cars is About to Collapse

May 25th, 2021

There was a good Op-ed recently in The Salt Lake Tribune. Transportation currently accounts for 60% of oil demand. After 2025, this source of demand will rapidly dry up. By
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UDAQ Not Fulfilling Its Mandate to Protect Public Health

May 21st, 2021

In a letter to the Utah Division of Air Quality, Board President Dr. Brian Moench writes: UPHE has learned that the Utah Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) posted a proposed
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A Second Opinion on the Use of Anti-mosquito Pesticides

May 18th, 2021

Please read this excellent Op Ed which ran in the Salt Lake Tribune on May 13, written by UPHE board members Drs. Brian Moench and Courtney Henley on stopping the
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Pesticide Exposure Linked to Brain Activity Differences in Adolescents

May 17th, 2021

UPHE is dedicated to bringing the latest science into the debate over public policy. The latest science is very clear: we must stop contaminating our environment with toxic chemicals, especially
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Air Pollution from Farms Leads to 17,900 U.S. Deaths Per Year, Study Finds

May 17th, 2021

You may have read news stories in the last few days about the air pollution related to industrial agriculture. More specifically, meat production is the largest contributor to the pollution
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Mega Warehouses in CA, a Smog Source, Face New Rule

May 10th, 2021

A plan aimed at the nation’s largest cluster of warehouses is designed to spur electrification of pollution-spewing diesel trucks and could set a template for restrictions elsewhere. The NY Times
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Pesticides Make Our Air Quality Worse

May 3rd, 2021

Pesticides are toxic chemicals, even at very low doses of exposure, especially for children. But even that’s not the end of the story. Spraying pesticides also involves a “carrier” compound
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Deadly Air Pollutants ‘Disproportionately and Systematically’ Harm Americans of Color, Study Finds

May 3rd, 2021

New reports show that nearly every source of the nation’s most pervasive and deadly air pollutants disproportionately affect Americans of color, regardless of their state or income level, according to
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Stop the Chemical Arms Race

April 26th, 2021

The Salt Lake Tribune recently published an article on current developments on the issue of spraying pesticides by the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District (SLCMAD). UPHE is calling for
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Inland Port Letters

April 19th, 2021

Last week, two letters to the editor were published in the Salt Lake Tribune regarding the Utah Inland Port boondoggle. The first concerns how the port undermines the importance of
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Press Conference on Mosquito Pesticide Spraying in SLC

April 19th, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, we held a virtual press conference to discus our recently published report on the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District (SLCMAD)’s strategy for mosquito control. Watch the
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Mosquito Pesticide Spraying on the Westside of Salt Lake City

April 19th, 2021

Another “Downwinder” Threat to Utahns “New research suggests that the use of airplanes to spray anti-mosquito pesticides may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays among children.”American
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UIPA removes west-side reps from community advisory council

April 6th, 2021

Salt Lake City leaders say it appears the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) “is still struggling to conduct business in a way that translates as legitimate and transparent.” UIPA should
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Port Authority Pretends to Listen

April 5th, 2021

Once again, the Utah Inland Port Authority is proving that they have no interest in considering public concerns. It has been obvious from the beginning that they want to push
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Utah declaration of a drought emergency ignores the bigger emergency that caused it

March 31st, 2021

There will be no end to drought conditions unless we deal with climate change. UPHE President, Dr. Brian Moench, has an Op Ed in the SL Tribune taking a harsh
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Judge taps brakes on Utah coal mine expansion, orders climate change analysis

March 30th, 2021

Alton Coal Mine, on the doorstep of Bryce National Park, should never have happened. But the mine had reached the end of the coal reserves on private land, and applied
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A Call to Veto Port Fund Bill

March 22nd, 2021

Members of the Stop the Polluting Port coalition visited the Utah State Capital in person to deliver a letter to Gov. Spencer Cox after the legislative session, calling on him
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Aerial Mosquito Spraying is a Dangerous Idea

March 22nd, 2021

The Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District (SCLMAD) is planning to use the US Air Force to spray pesticides over 43,000 acres in the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City
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Utahns call on Governor Cox to veto ‘inland port fund’ bill

March 17th, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Over 1,700 Utahns have signed a letter to Governor Cox calling on him to veto Senate Bill 243 which creates an ‘inland port fund’.   Many of the
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Coalition Challenges Taxpayer Bailout for Inland Port

March 3rd, 2021

 Members of the Stop the Polluting Port coalition are protesting SB 243 (Political Subdivisions Amendments), an 11th-hour “inland port fund” bill with a reported $75 million appropriation.  Late Friday afternoon,
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Funding plan for the port despite objections that the public is being shut out

March 2nd, 2021

UPHE Executive Director, Jonny Vasic, said at yesterday’s committee meeting, “For a bill that will use millions of dollars of our money and you’re only allowing 15 minutes of public
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Chemical arms race is being launched in Salt Lake

March 1st, 2021

Mosquitoes and other insects can be overwhelming to people who visit Great Salt Lake. This very much includes the area in which both the new prison and the Utah Inland
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$75 million for a state bank to fund the port

March 1st, 2021

UPHE is adamantly opposed to SB 243 – a bill that would fund the Utah Inland Port. “It is beyond frustrating that the leaders of Utah’s legislature continue to create
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Air Pollution has a Higher Mortality Rate than Previously Estimated

February 16th, 2021

New research has improved on our ability to estimate pollution exposure, and that new research concludes that previous estimates on the mortality from air pollution are far too low. More
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Baby food sold contained high levels of heavy metals

February 16th, 2021

We have disheartening news to share about contaminated food. Four of the leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold baby food that contained high levels of toxic heavy metals. Even worse,
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The Dangers of Gas Stoves

February 16th, 2021

It’s time we passed a law prohibiting gas appliances in new construction. Not only do they pollute the community airshed, they cause significant indoor nitrogen oxide pollution for those homes
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Proposed Bill for “Water Authority” for Lake Powell Pipeline

February 8th, 2021

We commented just a couple of days ago that the Utah Legislature is perennially a well spring of bad ideas, and this year is turning out to be no exception.
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Stericycle pays $2.6M to resolve alleged clean air violations

February 1st, 2021

Ever since a series of incinerator bypasses poured toxic black smoke into the nearby neighborhoods, UPHE has been working to shut down Stericycle, the medical waste incinerator in North Salt
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80% of COVID-19 Patients May Have Lingering Symptoms

February 1st, 2021

More studies are emerging that are revealing increasingly disturbing information about the long term consequences of even mild cases of COVID. A new meta-analysis found that 80% of patients diagnosed
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Utah Money Shouldn’t Go to the Uinta Basin Railway

January 25th, 2021

Deeda Seed with the Center for Biological Diversity and John Weisheit also wrote an Op-Ed published in the Salt Lake Tribune this week, bluntly addressing the misuse of state fund
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Don’t Merge the DRN & DEQ

January 25th, 2021

Dr. Brian Moench, UPHE President and founder, wrote an article published in the Salt Lake Tribune addressing the absurd proposal to merge the Utah’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and
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Conservation Groups Challenge EPA’s Reversal on Utah Regional Haze Plan

January 19th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2021 CONTACTSJenny Harbine | Earthjustice | (406) 223-7781 | jharbine@earthjustice.orgLiam Kelly | National Parks Conservation Association | 213 814-8666 | lkelly@npca.orgJonny Vasic | Utah Physicians for
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8 Facts Regarding COVID-19

January 19th, 2021

In an era where misinformation, propaganda and conspiracy theories are allowed to proliferate endlessly on social media, it is all the more important for people to stick with reliable sources
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Comment to Oppose Uinta Basin Railway Boondoggle

January 14th, 2021

The proposed Uinta Basin Railway (UBR) is a multi billion dollar boondoggle that will harm our air, wildlands, and communities. A draft Environmental Impact Statement has been released for public
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Western US in Megadrought

January 11th, 2021

The consequences of our dirty energy addiction are currently on full display. This year the West is clearly in a persistent, severe drought related to the climate crisis. As it
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Smoke from Burning Bridge Affects Resident’s Health

January 11th, 2021

Wooden beams in a railway bridge on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley owned by Patriot Rail Company, somehow caught fire and had been burned for several days.
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Take Action to Address Climate Change

January 6th, 2021

UPHE is part of a national organization of physicians, the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, that now represents 60% of physicians in the country. We are calling for
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COVID “Long Hauler” Patients

January 6th, 2021

We are learning more about COVID “long hauler” patients, and it all points to even more reason to be vigilant in avoiding the activities proven to spread the disease. It
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Ozone and Air Purifiers

January 6th, 2021

To those of you that may have recently purchased an air purifier, or perhaps received one for Christmas, we pass on this bit of advice. If the air purifier has
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Air Pollution Can Cause Almost All Cancers

December 23rd, 2020

Several years ago the World Health Organization declared air pollution the most important environmental cause of cancer. Just about every type of cancer can be caused by air pollution, but
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Air Pollution Lowers Test Scores

December 23rd, 2020

University of Utah  researchers find that air pollution, specifically winter inversion, is linked to lower math and English test scores. Read more here. “The huge takeaway is that this isn’t
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Noise Pollution, A Public Health Crisis

December 23rd, 2020

New research shows that loud sound can have a significant negative impact on human health and ecosystems. Here is coverage from the New Yorker: Modern sound-related health threats extend far
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