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Tall Tailings

Kennecott plays coy with the EPA, Utah’s Department of Air Quality and Salt Lake City officials as it lays a plan to mine the mineral-rich dustpiles of yesteryear. Driving into Sal …

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Large and Larger

by Sallie Dean Shatz Rio Tinto’s Bingham Mine is a top polluter in the country, and it’s planning a major expansion. What’s a risk, and what’s the alternative? Terry Marasco, commu …

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Meeting of the Mines’ Advocates and Activists

by Sallie Dean Shatz Rio Tinto stockholders and watchdogs gather in London. April 14th was the Annual Shareholders Meeting of Rio Tinto in London, England. Community activists came …

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Unitarians Apologize to Utes

by Sallie Dean Shatz It was a historic moment on June 24 in Salt Lake City: The role of the Unitarian Church as Ute reservation agents had recently come to light. In addition, Unit …

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Tim DeChristopher: Bearing Witness

Taking a stand against Bush’s last stand. by Sallie Dean Shatz On Friday, December 19th, 200 citizens braved a snow storm to gather at the BLM offices at the Gateway in downtown Sa …

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Catalyst’s Annual Nonprofits Wish List

The holidays are when we pay particular attention to giving and receiving. But it's what we do every day of the year, energetically: My staff makes this magazine with dollars …

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Of, For, and By the People

Mayoral laurels: Nobody rests till after the November 6 election. Especially not the guy who surged from fourth place into first in last month's primary. Volunteers catalyze w …

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