Miller Defends the New Arena Name

Today's Salt Lake Tribune has an article in which Entrepenuer Larry H. Miller Defends the name of the Center formerly known as Delta. I find these comments of his particularly disturbing: Miller said he has heard complaints from Utahns, but when he asks them about nuclear waste and storage, they cannot provide answers. "I would … Continue reading Miller Defends the New Arena Name

“Energy Solutions Arena”

The Delta Center has a new name: Energy Solutions Arena. EnergySolutions Arena — Former Envirocare provides new name for Delta Center Arena's new name a winner, Miller says:Critics have no shortage of nicknames This came to my desk from HEAL Utah: EnergySolutions is no longer just an eyesore in the West Desert. As of this … Continue reading “Energy Solutions Arena”

Derailment of Train Headed for Utah Hauling Atomic Waste in Michigan

The Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) has issued a statment on the Safety and Security Concerns about Derailment of Train Hauling Atomic Waste: Inconsistencies Raise Questions about Emergency Preparedness. According to Kevin Kamps of NIRS, a train bound for an EnergySolutions facility derailed in Michigan last week. Disturbingly, no one seems to know what … Continue reading Derailment of Train Headed for Utah Hauling Atomic Waste in Michigan

Nuclear Waste plan attracts thousands of comments

Today's Deseret News has an article on all the comments that have flooded the BLM's office regarding the Private Fuel Storage (PFS) plan to store nuclear waste on the Goshute reservation. More than 7,000 comments were received. The BLM's public comment period ended May 8 on two competing proposals to get radioactive fuel from a … Continue reading Nuclear Waste plan attracts thousands of comments

St. George holds Stop the Divine Strake Rally

Citizens of St. George, Utah held a rally to voice opposition to the Divine Strake test yesterday. Several dozen participated. according to the Las Vegas Sun article. This was the first rally ever organized by these folks, who called me early last week to ask me questions about organizing rallies. Another article appeared in the … Continue reading St. George holds Stop the Divine Strake Rally

Thousands of Utahns Comment to BLM

Thousands of people sent in their comments to the BLM during a public comment period to oppose proposals to build a rail route or a loading facility to service the proposed high-level nuclear waste storage site, Private Fuel Storage (PFS) in western Utah. I sent in my early last week. The State of Utah alone … Continue reading Thousands of Utahns Comment to BLM

Nuclear Waste in Utah

Here are some recent articles on the nuclear waste issue in Utah: Senators Hatch and Bennett are asking the BLM to prevent Private Fuel Storage from building the transfer facility. The BLM has received more than 4,350 mostly negative letters, e-mails, postcards and faxes as it considers whether to grant access across public land to … Continue reading Nuclear Waste in Utah

Local Media Responds to Nuclear Waste Issue

Kudos to Utah Bloggers in the No Damn Way Blogswarm Day yesterday. I have added more bloggers links to my post yesterday on the blogswarm - thanks to many of you who kept updates coming in! I have also created a new link on my left sidebar, Utah Blogswarms, since I think this will become … Continue reading Local Media Responds to Nuclear Waste Issue