RadioACTive 03.17.22

  • March 17, 2022
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Save Parleys Canyon's Scott Williams with news about the limestone quarry being proposed in the canyon. SLTrib Reporter Saige Miller and FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake's Rob Dubuc on bills affecting the future of the Great Salt Lake. Prof. Amos Guiora on the war in Ukraine.

Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Save Parleys Canyon, a new grassroots group that opposes the application for a 634-acre open pit limestone quarry and sand and gravel pit now before the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. Guest: Scott Williams, a Save Parley's volunteer and recently retired executive director of the Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah).

HB33 and HB410 were recently passed by Utah lawmakers affecting the future of the Great Salt Lake. RadioACTive spoke about it with SL Tribune Reporter Saige Miller, who’s reporting today explained how a change in Utah water law will help our namesake lake. Plus, attorney Rob Dubuc, past president of FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake and now general counsel for the nonprofit. His specialty is water quality, quantity and encroachment of the lake.

Both Miller's article and our conversation were published and aired as part of The Great Salt Lake Collaborative: A Solutions Journalism Initiative, a partnership of news, education and media organizations that aims to inform you about the Great Salt Lake.

Professor Amos Guiora, SJ Quinney College of Law at the UoU, with more analysis of Russia's war in Ukraine. Guiora is the author of The Crime of Complicity, the Bystander in the Holocaust, a hard-hitting non-fiction narrative about his family's experiences in Hungary and the Netherlands during the Holocaust.

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's show was produced and hosted by Lara Jones.