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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

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VIDEO: Stericycle-North Salt Lake divorce picking up speed

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 30 2014 - 7:49am

First of two partsSUNDAY: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? 

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Stericycle Q & A: Do they burn fetuses?

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 7:13pm

Misconceptions: How many bypass events and violations? On average Stericycle has half a dozen emergency bypass events each year, half of those due to power outages. They have only had one emissions violation in 25 years and that is the current one they are appealing, according to the company.

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Citizens group bolsters Farmington's fight against West Davis Corridor route

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 19 2014 - 5:08pm

FARMINGTON -- A Farmington citizens group is applauding city leaders for the stand they have taken on the proposed $587 million West Davis Corridor project.City Manager Dave Millheim said Wednesday the group, known as Save Farmington, was planning to present a letter of gratitude to the mayor and city council for the strong position they have...

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Contaminated sites at Hill set for cleanup

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 5:34pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- The Air Force has a plan to clean up three contaminated military weapons sites on Hill Air Force Base, including one that could potentially contain explosives.The Air Force is currently accepting public comment on a plan to clean up three "Military Munitions Response Program" sites that are now inactive at Hill. The sites...

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Dangerous levels of dioxin found in Stericycle neighborhood homes

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 15 2014 - 4:41pm

NORTH SALT LAKE -- Stericycle produces elevated levels of cancer-causing dioxins that cause property damage and health risks, according to a recent report from the Erin Brockovich environmental team.A report from California's Soil Water Air Protection Enterprise (SWAPE) noted the most dangerous dioxins were detected above the U.S. Environmental...

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Survey: Utah Latinos support environmental causes

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 6:28pm

When it comes to issues that concern Latino voters, immigration is the first that comes to many politicians' minds, not conservation and land use.However, Latino voters are far more complex. Issues such as employment and education are on top and according to a recent survey, the environment also makes the list.

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Doctors group attacks state study on s. Davis cancers

Antone Clark, Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner correspondent, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 14 2014 - 3:49pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A number of Utah physicians and community activists blasted the Utah Department of Health at the Captiol on its conclusions made in a recent cancer study.A 73-page report released by the Department of Health on Tuesday claims that elevated levels of cancer found in south Davis County can't be linked to Stericycle operations...

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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 10:47am


VIDEO: Stericycle-North Salt Lake divorce picking up speed

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 30 2014 - 7:49am

First of two partsSUNDAY: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:43am


Stericycle Q & A: Do they burn fetuses?

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 7:13pm

Misconceptions: How many bypass events and violations? On average Stericycle has half a dozen emergency bypass events each year, half of those due to power outages. They have only had one emissions violation in 25 years and that is the current one they are appealing, according to the company.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 7:13pm


Citizens group bolsters Farmington's fight against West Davis Corridor route

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 19 2014 - 5:08pm

FARMINGTON -- A Farmington citizens group is applauding city leaders for the stand they have taken on the proposed $587 million West Davis Corridor project.City Manager Dave Millheim said Wednesday the group, known as Save Farmington, was planning to present a letter of gratitude to the mayor and city council for the strong position they have...

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Contaminated sites at Hill set for cleanup

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 5:34pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- The Air Force has a plan to clean up three contaminated military weapons sites on Hill Air Force Base, including one that could potentially contain explosives.The Air Force is currently accepting public comment on a plan to clean up three "Military Munitions Response Program" sites that are now inactive at Hill. The sites...

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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 10:47am


VIDEO: Stericycle-North Salt Lake divorce picking up speed

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 30 2014 - 7:49am

First of two partsSUNDAY: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:43am


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VIDEO: Even in 1989, bitter opposition to medical waste incinerator

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2014 - 5:41am

Second of two partsSUNDAY: PART 1: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: PART 2: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? NORTH SALT LAKE -- It's better to have one regulated medical waste incineration plant taking care of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 10:47am


VIDEO: Stericycle-North Salt Lake divorce picking up speed

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 30 2014 - 7:49am

First of two partsSUNDAY: Stericycle is looking forward to Tooele County and has finally begun using a public relations strategy.MONDAY: How it started in North Salt Lake. Who was there first, and what did that mean? 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:43am


GALLERY: Gas drilling protests 04-12-11

A large sign states the property owners stand on a purposed pipeline to prove drinking water to households on Carter Road in Dimock, Pa. in this photo taken Dec. 21, 2010. Residents in suburban Texas and rural Pennsylvania are living with the nastiness and rancor erupting in communities nationwide over the volatile issue of hydraulic fracturing, a form of gas drilling. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

The Associated Press
Apr 12 2011 - 10:37am

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are pumped underground to break apart the rock and release the gas. Scientists are worried that the chemicals used in fracturing may pose a threat either underground or when waste fluids are handled and sometimes spilled on the surface. Residents near wells are concerned that they may be poisoned by the use of fracturing materials.

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