July 11th Summer Forum Series "Stop The Inland Port (Deeda Seed and Dr. Brian Moench)"

06 July 2021
Welcome to our
Summer Forum Series
of Guest Speakers
7-11-21 at 10am
Speaker: Stop The Inland Port (Deeda Seed and Dr. Brian Moench)
"Stopping the Polluting Utah Inland Port"

The community groups and organizations that make up the Stop the Polluting Port Community Coalition are working to stop the proposed Utah Inland Port in order to protect the health and well being of humans, the environment and wildlife in the Salt Lake Valley.

Deeda Seed is the Public Lands Senior Campaigner at Center for Biological Diversity.  The Center works to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction.  They do this work through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.  Before joining the Center, Deeda worked for 10 years for the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, where she organized support for Utah’s redrock wilderness. Over her 30-year career as an activist and organizer in Utah she’s worked on a wide range of social-justice, civil-rights and environmental issues. She also served a four-year term on the Salt Lake City Council, and was chief of staff and communications director in the administration of Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson. 

Brian Moench, M.D, is President and Founder of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment (UPHE) which has become one of the largest civic organizations of health care professionals in the Western US. Dr. Moench is a former member of the University of Utah Honors Program faculty, teaching public health and the environment.  He chaired the Holy Cross Hospital Department of Anesthesia, and was in private practice in anesthesiology at Holy Cross Hospital, LDS Hospital, and Intermountain Medical Center from 1981 until his recent retirement.   You may recognize Dr. Moench for his advocacy for clean air and a healthy environment through presentations, lectures, rallies, Op Eds, and press conferences.   He has written two non-fiction books on environmental issues, Death by Corporation, and The Great Brain Robbery: Why Women Have Become Smarter Than Men -- Science With an Attitude.

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