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Bret Hanna

Fruit Juice and Arsenic – A Cautionary Tale

Dr. Oz sounded the alarm about unsafe levels of arsenic in apple juice a couple of months ago. Now Consumer Reports is jumping on the bandwagon.

In September, Dr. Oz reported to viewers and…

Bret Hanna

Smoking Ban Spreads in Salt Lake Public Housing

The Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake has been working to wean tenants from smoking in units it oversees since 2007. It recently made the decision to ban smoking at Union Plaza, home to…

Bret Hanna

Integrity of Chevron Pipeline Questioned Again

As reported here after a spill that occurred this past summer that started on June 11th, Chevron has problems with the pipeline it maintains through the foothills above Salt Lake City and they are…

Bret Hanna

Chevron’s Claims Response Disingenuous

In the wake of the June oil spill that contaminated Red Butte Creek, Liberty Park pond and beyond, those impacted paid out-of-pocket to protect themselves from the toxic side effects of the spill….

Bret Hanna

Concerns Raised Over Fumes Exposure in Wake of Chevron Oil Spill

I’ve blogged about the June 12 Chevron pipeline oil spill that contaminated Red Butte Creek and the Liberty Park pond in Salt Lake City before, but concerns are again being raised about people’s…

Bret Hanna

Lax Oil Industry Oversight? That’s an Understatement

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar testified on Capitol Hill yesterday before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and, among other causes, cited a collective responsibility for the…