Rally to Stop the Polluting Port

17 September 2019 Published in News & Events

Dear FRIENDS,

Here's a message from Stop the Polluting Port coalition:

No one knows the full impact the proposed polluting port may have on our health.

Will you rally with us on Wednesday, September 18 at the Utah State Capitol? TIME: 10:15 AM.

We’re asking Utah’s legislative leaders to fund a Health Impact Assessment on development proposed for the Utah Inland Port in Salt Lake City. 

Join concerned community members at a press conference and rally calling on Utah Legislative leaders to fund a comprehensive Health Impact Analysis of new development proposed for the area controlled by the Utah Inland Port Authority. What will the impact of thousands of new truck and car trips be on our air quality, water quality, and the Great Salt Lake ecosystem? What will the impacts of light and noise pollution be? Utahns deserve answers before our tax dollars are further committed to this ill-conceived project. Bring a sign (we'll also have some on hand for you to use).

People power is making a big difference in our fight for a healthy community. Join us.

Thanks for all you do!!

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Why We Care

  • The lake is elemental. It seems to arise from creation itself, the embodiment of Aristotle's classical concept of matter and the universe: earth, air, fire, and water. Seen in this ethereal light -- the gloom of dusk lit by fiery sunlight, alien and snow-covered, leaking water and struggling to exist -- it connects to secret and ancient things. Aristotle's insight may have come to him in a dream, and the dream surely looked like this.

    Thomas Horton, Alfred Lambourne Prize Participant