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BLM Support of SNWA Pipeline is "Pure Folly" (tags)

The decision last week by the BLM to support the SNWA pipeline shows their disregard for science and inability to protect species that are under their watch. The developers who plan projects like Coyote Springs 50 miles north of Las Vegas are dependent upon this pipeline, NOT Las Vegas. Just more hype so that some developers (Whittemore/Seeno/etc...) can profit at the expense of the desert spring ecosystems in Snake and Spring Valleys. There isn't enough water in these aquifers to support the suburban sprawl of Coyote Springs 100,000 homes, golf courses, etc...

Goshute Tribes Fight SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)

The clock is ticking on the 60-day review period for the environmental assessment report on a controversial water pipeline along the Nevada-Utah border that the Goshute Confederated Tribes say would draw down their own water supplies and impede economic development as well as compromise sacred sites. The eight-foot-diameter pipeline would carry water 300 miles from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas, pumping about 84,000 acre-feet of water annually from Goshute and other tribal lands.

Document Shows Utah Homeland Security Consulted Fur Group (tags)

Leaked document shows Utah Division of Homeland Security consulted the Fur Commission USA on "animal rights extremism" at their annual meeting.

BLM’s new “alternative” on Vegas pipe (tags)

Ever heard of the Council on Environmental Quality? Chaired by former LA Deputy Mayor Nancy Sutley, it’s a White House office that according to its website ”coordinates Federal environmental efforts.” To judge by a recent update from the Bureau of Land Management, Sutley’s office may just hold the key for a compromise in a long-running battle over rural groundwater between Utah and Nevada. Using powers supposedly afforded by the Council, the Bureau is adding a new alternative to an environmental impact statement that may allow Vegas to pump and Utah to keep its water too. The only clear loser is the environment.

Goshutes battle to save their sacred water from SNWA pipeline (tags)

Elders of the Goshute Nation and many scientists agree that removal of aquifer water from eastern Nevada with the SNWA proposed pipeline for Las Vegas suburban development will destroy the spring fed ecosystems that the goshute have depended upon for their cultural and physical survival. Preparations for spiritual and mental battle to protect sacred Goshute water are beginning.

The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill (tags)

Joe Hill — labor organizer, musician, song writer, revolutionary — was executed in 1915 by the state of Utah for a crime that many believe he did not commit. Now there's proof.

"Underground: The A.L.F. in the 1990s" book published (tags)

Animal Liberation Front (A.L.F.) history book is out

UT; (1/26) Stop EnergySolution's Depleted Uranium Imports! (tags)

EnergySolutions already has imported railcars filled with depleted uranium that they plan to bury at undisclosed locations in the Western Salt Lake desert. For extra time before burial, environmentalists are asking the UT Dept. of Environmental Quality to support new rules that would prevent DU burials in state until (unbiased) public health studies and further research into groundwater, hydrological and geological process near burial sites can be deemed "safe".

SNWA's 300 Mile Pipeline to Las Vegas Faces Growing Opposition (tags)

At a recent SNWA board meeting, the SNWA's proposed 300 mile pipeline from Snake Valley aquifer to Las Vegas has met with a few bumps in the road, mainly strong public opposition and increasing hesitancy on the part of SNWA board members to jump into this plan without a safety net. Though the SNWA board voted to continue seeking an EIS for the pipeline, the reality of future costs and risks of an overdrawn aquifer made several board members question their previous zealotry in following Gen. Manager Pat Mulroy down her pipeline's path for much longer.

IWW Forum This Sunday! (tags)

Sunday, June 28 7:30 PM *IWW Forum:Organizing the Unorganized–Lessons of Community Organizing* Come join the Industrial Workers of the World for an Evening of Poetry and Conversation. Poet, playwright and journalist *Fernando Castro* will be sharing his work; along with a panel of labor and community activists who will discuss strategies and experiences for "organizing the unorganized". There will be a screening the Brave New Films short *Stop Starbucks*; and they will be celebrating the life and work of U. Utah Phillips by screening a brief documentary. Admission is Free. Sunday, June 28 7:30 PM Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 310.822.3006

Utah is Not for Sale! No Nuclear Waste Imports! (tags)

Utah has experienced a legacy of being targeted for nuclear waste dumping. Now, EnergySolutions, the largest commercial nuclear waste dump in the country, is offering a large cash sum to the state of Utah. In exchange they want lawmakers to open the door to importing nuclear waste from foreign countries...and our Legislators are considering this indecent proposal! Fight back and join us for the "Utah is NOT for Sale!" Rally on 2/25!!

GW Bush X-mas Present to Oil Corporations; Public BLM Land in Utah (tags)

Utah - 12/19 In a last ditch effort to appease the oil corporations, the outgoing GW Bush regime is auctioning off public BLM land to the highest bidder. Environmentalists, hunters, and other outdoor recreationists and lovers of wilderness are all protesting this sale of public land to corporate bidders.

Utah EnergySolutions Plans Nuclear Waste Imports! (tags)

When many U.S. resident downwinders are struggling with life threatening cancer from nuclear radiation exposure, is importing more nuclear waste from other countries really a wise idea?

PSL on the ballot in Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey (tags)

The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in New Jersey, Iowa and Utah! We are already on the ballot in five other states: Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Florida and Washington. Over the next five weeks, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Rhode Island.

Bush and the Mormons (tags)

the bush pedophile connexion, and much much more...

Building Bridges Radio: Utah Mine Disaster; Midsummer Markets Meltdown (tags)

WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28.5 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INTERNET LINK BELOW

Colorado City police chief pledged devotion to leader of polygamist sect (tags)

Fred Barlow the top cop in Colorado City wrote a letter pledging love and allegiance to Warren Jeffs the leader of a FLDS sect on the Arizona Utah border.

Saint Ram Bone's rideshare blocked at border relays Her Film Debut Information, (tags)

In my observations of the poor getting ripped apart in the USA and imprisoned, I also noticed that would be Canadian visitors are denied entry. One young woman, a rideshare from Craigslist was with me and she was denied entry to her film debut

A way to drive with out ID??? (tags)

Hmmm.... Utah allows the undocumented to drive legally with a "driving privilege card." I bet that would be useful for Americans who don't have the required ID to get a drivers license

Utah Gov Jon Huntsman,Senator Bennett, Hatch call Republican Senator Shelby 'a gangster' (tags)

If Patrick Byrne,the largest campaign contributer, or 'briber', of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr., and Utah Senators Bob Bennett's and Orin Hatch's favorite 'securities' fraudster and Republican 'dirty tricks' financier says Alabama Republican Richard Shelby is a 'gangster'he must be speaking for them as well,after all all three of those right wing Mormon bozos support every lie he has had to offer so far as well as his generous Republican donations......

The Real ID Act is REAL Scary (tags)

There are 245 million drivers in America, and each one must physically re-enroll at a state DMV to verify their identity with the appropriate documents, all by May 2008. "

Endovasc,Montgomery,Texas:Stock Fraud and Mid East Money Launderer Dwight Cantrell is dead (tags)

Note the link to the Houston Chronicle obituary that does not mention either cause of death nor that Mr. Cantrell was a major 'player' in Endovasc of Montgomery,Texas,a penny stock fraud that dumped worthless penny stock shares around the world including through the Kuala Lumpur and Dubai boiler room Bellador Group.The Houston Chronicle and houston.bizjournals.com are both proof of why Texas needs its indymedias and Houston needs houston.indymedia.org . Thank you Houston and Texas indymedia people.The FBI certainly won't investigate either.

Utah's tops DUI cop busted after he crashes his cop car while drunk! (tags)

hmmm... when a cop gets drunk and drives it cuz of stress and he should be forgiven, but the rest of us dont get that special treatment. Also the cops didnt report his accident of driving to the media until it was leaked by an unknown person. They claimed they wanted to complete the interneal investigation first. Wouldn't it be nice if the cops didnt report arresting normal people to the media until the investigation and trial of the person was completed

Impeach Bush protests in Salt Lake City (tags)

Protesters gathered in Salt Lake City throughout June to call for U.S. President Bush's impeachment for "High Crimes" such as international lawbreaking, killing innocent civilians in Iraq and the like.

Former Utah Prison Leader Fails Again at Abu Ghraib (tags)

It appears it was not the israelis who caused Abu Ghraib after all. But was it the Mormons?

Oh, what a wicked mushroom cloud we weave: Part 1 (tags)

There is record (1), that in 1973, meetings took place among elected representatives of local, state and federal governments and their health officials to smooth over this potentially disastrous political "hot-potato" topic, should the public become aware of this information on its own. Now, 30 years later, their secret is out.

Treating Kids - Is Libertarianism for Adults Only? (tags)

"You can't beat, sexually abuse or starve your kids, but the law allows a parent to refuse medical care in favor of magic. This is not just a social phenomenon, but a public-health issue."

Downloaders would get fried computer (tags)

Utah senator Orrin Hatch is willing to remotely destroy the computers of illegal music downloaders in an attempt to "teach somebody about copyrights"

Utah's 2003 Tibetan Demonstration (tags)

Utah Tibetan community's yearly rally focuses attention on the continuing hardships confronting Tibetans both in and out of Tibet.

Coup Attempt in Green Party of Utah (tags)

A group of co-conspirators has engineered a coup attempt within the Green Party of Utah.

Bill says Utah protestors could be called "terrorists" (tags)

The Utah state legislature just passed Utah House Bill 100 (an amendment to Utah's criminal code) which defines protestors as terrorists.

Shut down the Olympics in Utah Feb (tags)

Olympics are happening in Utah. Help mobilize to shut it down!

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