environment http://upr.org en Group protests Ag-Gag bill outside Draper slaughterhouse http://upr.org/post/group-protests-ag-gag-bill-outside-draper-slaughterhouse <p>More than 200 protestors gathered on Saturday to denounce Utah’s so-called “Ag-Gag” law. The law, which was signed by Governor Herbert in 2012, prohibits unauthorized filming or photography at agricultural facilities. This weekend’s protest was organized after charges were filed – and then dropped –&nbsp; against a woman who filmed activities at a slaughterhouse in Draper. Mon, 20 May 2013 20:30:27 +0000 Roger McDonough 24768 at http://upr.org Group protests Ag-Gag bill outside Draper slaughterhouse Court-ordered review of Ruby Pipeline underway http://upr.org/post/court-ordered-review-ruby-pipeline-underway <p>A new environmental review is underway to assess the long-term impacts of the Ruby Pipeline. Last year, a federal appeals court ruled the government’s original environmental appraisal of the project was inadequate. UPR’s Matt Jensen has the story.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:06:15 +0000 Matt Jensen 24084 at http://upr.org Court-ordered review of Ruby Pipeline underway A Discussion on Environmental Solutions on Access Utah Tuesday http://upr.org/post/discussion-environmental-solutions-access-utah-tuesday <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: normal;">You spoke and UPR listened. Tuesday on Access Utah Jennifer Pemberton will be here to present some of your questions and comments on how air pollution has affected your health. If you haven’t told us your story, phone lines will be open for you. You can also share your story with us at our <a href="http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/form/utah-public-radio/f1eb685a86f6/having-a-bad-air-day-tell-utah-public-radio-it" target="_blank">online form</a>. In the second half: after a particularly bad winter, we’ll ask: what’s next in our search for solutions? &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 02:20:33 +0000 Tom Williams 23422 at http://upr.org A Discussion on Environmental Solutions on Access Utah Tuesday Energy and the Environment and Black Holes on Access Utah Friday http://upr.org/post/energy-and-environment-and-black-holes-access-utah-friday <p></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:33:41 +0000 Sheri Quinn 15870 at http://upr.org Energy and the Environment and Black Holes on Access Utah Friday Bioprospecting the Great Salt Lake & a Profile of the Civilian Conservation Corp http://upr.org/post/bioprospecting-great-salt-lake-profile-civilian-conservation-corp <p>On Access Utah, Bonnie Baxter, Professor of Biology at Westminster college, talks about bioprospecting in the Great Salt Lake and new state management strategies that will address how to clean up toxic heavy metals.<br /><br />At 9:30 Science Questions profiles the Civilian Conservation Corp and its impact on how we manage our public lands today.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:27:22 +0000 Sheri Quinn 398 at http://upr.org