February 25, 2022
A project proposed by Tree Farm LLC intends to mine more than 600 acres along Utah's Wasatch Front. The operation would employ drilling and explosives to mine the area north of Grandeur Peak and Mount Aire for limestone, gravel and metals -- with...
February 18, 2022
Oakland, California’s decision to block coal exports has triggered questions about the status of $53 million Utah has sitting in a Throughput Infrastructure Fund (TIF) earmarked for a West Coast coal export terminal. Utah lawmakers have wasted no...
February 9, 2022
Utah's population is projected to reach 5 million by 2050, having grown 18.4% over the past decade. Our dwindling water resources won't sustain that many people at current levels of municipal, industrial, and agricultural consumption. A 20-year...
January 20, 2022
Your input is needed! Once a decade, Utah’s energy officials update the state's energy plan. They are seeking your input until January 21, 2022, tomorrow! This plan will direct energy development in our state for the next ten years.
December 20, 2021
Once again, this is our call for articles and contributions for Volume 55/No. 1 of the Utah Sierran. As always, we invite everyone to submit an article proposal on a topic you think would be of interest to Utah Chapter members and supporters.
December 17, 2021
Proposed project would mine more than 600 acres in Parley's Canyon
December 14, 2021
December's Writing Circle focused on two pressing topics: the Inland Port and the Uinta Basin Railway project. Event speaker Deeda Seed has been at the forefront of both projects, opposing the environmental and social devastation they will cause.
November 29, 2021
Learn about America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act, which would protect iconic western landscapes with evocative names like Cedar Mesa, the Escalante Canyons, and the Kaiparowits Plateau. Also included in this article is key information about the 30x30...
PacifiCorp’s words and actions leave climate-concerned communities wanting, and the West burning...coal
November 8, 2021
We each have the opportunity to ensure that our Public Service Commissioners represent our best interest. Deliberation on the 2021 Integrated resource plan will take place over the next five months. You can submit your comment, urging the commission...
November 2, 2021
In response to the public comment period regarding air tour management plans in Utah national parks, Sierra Club member Jim Catlin, with assistance from Carly Ferro, submitted the following comments on behalf of the Utah Sierra Club.