Salt Lake City — This week’s final–perhaps ever, should doomsday predictions prove accurate– Better Beehive Award goes to environmental group HEAL Utah for successfully preventing an EnergySolutions executive from being appointed to the state board that oversees nuclear waste regulation in Utah. HEAL, the Healthy Environmental Alliance of Utah, was a key player in derailing
Better UTAH was in the news again for holding Utah government officials accountable. You can read the story here. And then check out this follow-up story (in which the EnergySolutions executive that Governor Herbert nominated decides to take his name out of consideration) here.
(Salt Lake City, Utah)—Next week, the Utah legislature will again consider Governor Gary Herbert’s appointment of a top-level EnergySolutions executive to the Radiation Control Board even as a recently released report found EnergySolutions was illegally storing dozens of containers of banned waste. Dan Shrum, vice president of environmental compliance and permitting at EnergySolutions, is set