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GALLERY: Roughly 5,000 rally for Clean-Air

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

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Governor calls for study of health effects, impact of Stericycle on area

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 24 2013 - 7:20pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gov. Gary Herbert has directed a three-tiered study of the health effects of Stericycle and a review of any impact the waste incineration company may have had on the surrounding community.

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GALLERY: Roughly 5,000 rally for Clean-Air

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm


GALLERY: Roughly 5,000 rally for Clean-Air

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm

Roughly 5,000 people gathered at the footsteps of the Capitol to rally for Clean-Air.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 25 2014 - 6:52pm


GALLERY: Natural gas drilling problems in PA - January 03, 2011

In this Dec. 15, 2010 photo, the Neshaminy Creek is shown after sunset in Chalfont Pa. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Jan 3 2011 - 3:54pm

According to state records treated drilling wastewater was discharged through the town sewage plant into the Neshaminy Creek in Chalfont PA. The natural gas boom gripping parts of the U.S. has a nasty byproduct: wastewater so salty, and so polluted with metals like barium and strontium, most states require drillers to get rid of the stuff by injecting it down shafts thousands of feet deep. Not in Pennsylvania, one of the states at the center of the gas rush. There, the liquid that gushes from gas wells is only partially treated for substances that could be environmentally harmful, then dumped into rivers and streams from which communities get their drinking water.

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