FACILITY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FACILITY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp">Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jason Keyser</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday, sending delays and cancellations rippling through the air-travel network from coast to coast. The worker was found with multiple self-inflicted knife wounds and burns, and authorities quickly ruled out any ties to terrorism. But the ground stoppage at O’Hare and Midway airports immediately raised questions about whether the Federal Aviati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584587112014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458711@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:26:35 MDT Letter: Don’t turn Utah into Chernobyl http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58430171-82/utah-chernobyl-reactor-archaic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58430171-82/utah-chernobyl-reactor-archaic.html.csp">Letter: Don’t turn Utah into Chernobyl</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T17:13:02.243-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last night I had a dream that Utah had repeated the Chernobyl reactor disaster at the proposed Green River facility. I would like to understand why our leaders and businessmen think it is a good idea to build an archaic water-cooled reactor that leaves Utah with nuclear waste with a half-life of millions of years that is so toxic a human being cannot safely enter a spent-fuel-rod storage facility. Scot Morgan Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:13:02 MDT Masked man’s claims lead to investigation of Stericycle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425079-78/waste-stericycle-former-incinerator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425079-78/waste-stericycle-former-incinerator.html.csp">Masked man’s claims lead to investigation of Stericycle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:59:26.254-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State regulators are investigating a medical waste incinerator after an anonymous former employee charged that it burned so much waste and such toxic materials in recent years that it violated state law. Stericycle, which operates the North Salt Lake facility, also is looking into the claims after an online video appeared on the website EnviroNews, said Jennifer Koenig, vice president of corporate communications. But the company’s procedures forbid such violations, so it’s unlikely they occured...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425079@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:59:26 MDT Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp">Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:08:02.216-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hartford, Conn. • A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since a judge in April ordered her to be imprisoned at the request of the Department of Children and Families, who said she was too violent to remain in their custody. The teenager, most recently held at a facility for delinquent boys, escaped while attending her ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:02 MDT Back to school — even in Texas immigration prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417182-68/karnes-immigration-facility-begin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417182-68/karnes-immigration-facility-begin.html.csp">Back to school — even in Texas immigration prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:36:02.825-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Karnes City, Texas • In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice. On an artificial turf soccer field in the courtyard, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders play a raucous kickball game — ignoring the high walls and surrounding 15-foot gate. For about 200 immigrant children who fled to the United States with their mothers — mostly from Central America — it is another school day, except that they are housed in a federal imm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417182@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:36:02 MDT In Liberia, Ebola cases ‘increasing exponentially’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390737-68/liberia-ebola-treatment-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390737-68/liberia-ebola-treatment-monday.html.csp">In Liberia, Ebola cases ‘increasing exponentially’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brady Dennis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:45:02.42-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In Liberia’s capital of Monrovia, taxis filled with families crisscross the city, searching in vain for a facility with space to treat loved ones infected with the Ebola virus. Children orphaned by the disease and shunned by other relatives have nowhere to go. The government’s main hospital is plagued by floods and electrical fires, and several employees have succumbed to Ebola. That grim picture, detailed Monday by the World Health Organization, is poised to become even bleaker. The number of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390737@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:45:02 MDT More violence at troubled Nashville juvenile jail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375474-68/hills-woodland-teens-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375474-68/hills-woodland-teens-center.html.csp">More violence at troubled Nashville juvenile jail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LUCAS L. JOHNSON II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T17:46:32.03-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Despite its idyllic-sounding name, the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center had seen a decade of violent clashes, breakout attempts and attacks on guards. Then, on Monday night, 32 teens escaped. Just two days later, two dozen detainees broke into the yard wielding sticks and spraying a fire extinguisher. The problems shed light on the difficulty of maintaining order at a center where most of the 14- to 19-year-olds have committed at least three felonies, and the challenge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583754742014-09-04T17:46:32.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T17:46:32.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375474@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:46:32 MDT Apple supplier in China accused of violations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373432-79/apple-china-catcher-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373432-79/apple-china-catcher-fire.html.csp">Apple supplier in China accused of violations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:03:01.825-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • An Apple supplier in China is violating safety and pay rules despite the computer giant’s promises to improve conditions, two activist groups said Thursday, ahead of the expected release of the iPhone 6. The report by China Labor Watch and Green America adds to a string of complaints about wage, safety and environmental conditions at China’s network of contractors that produce most of the world’s personal computers and mobile phones. Global brands that rely on Chinese suppliers have re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583734322014-09-04T09:03:01.825-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:03:01.825-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373432@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:03:01 MDT Police seek help in finding missing Salt Lake City man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340019-78/police-snow-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340019-78/police-snow-lake-salt.html.csp">Police seek help in finding missing Salt Lake City man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T17:12:26.22-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police are seeking the public’s help to find an elderly man who has not returned to his residential care facility. Kay Snow, 74, was last seen at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, August 23, when he checked himself out of Green Gables, 1001 N. Featherstone Dr. (1781 West), to go to the movies. The facility does not require Snow to check-in regularly; however, he receives daily medication for physical and mental health conditions there. The police department asks anyone with information about S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58340019@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:12:26 MDT Fairchild Semiconductor to close Utah facility amid job cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334640-79/fairchild-company-jordan-employees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334640-79/fairchild-company-jordan-employees.html.csp">Fairchild Semiconductor to close Utah facility amid job cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:20:35.765-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fairchild Semiconductor will close its West Jordan facility in an effort to cut costs and restructure its supply chain, the company announced Monday. A spokesman for the San Jose, Calif.-based chipmaker would not reveal how many people are employed at the West Jordan facility, but the company is cutting about 1,350 jobs worldwide as it closes facilities in West Jordan, Malaysia and South Korea. The closures, which will happen between the second and fourth quarters 2015, amount to 15 percent of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334640@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:20:35 MDT Toxic evaporation ponds in Utah threaten birds, little protection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301691-78/birds-ponds-ambrose-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301691-78/birds-ponds-ambrose-company.html.csp">Toxic evaporation ponds in Utah threaten birds, little protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T15:22:39.927-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moab ornithologist Skip Ambrose visited evaporation ponds at Danish Flats Environmental Services eight times in 2009 and 2010, documenting dead birds, masses of dead insects and birds with oiled plumage, which can be lethal because it harms eggs and ruins the insulating properties of feathers. The company agreed to the inspections to win over environmentalists concerned about the wastewater facility’s potential to harm ducks, grebes and other migratory birds that might mistake the oily evaporati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301691@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:22:39 MDT Aggies picked to finish third in volleyball poll, holds scrimmage tonight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58313455-55/aggies-state-team-finish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58313455-55/aggies-state-team-finish.html.csp">Aggies picked to finish third in volleyball poll, holds scrimmage tonight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:34:01.791-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies' volleyball team, which is holding its annual Blue-White scrimmage tonight at 7 p.m. at the Wayne Estes Center, was picked to finish third in the Mountain West preseason poll while hitter Elle Brainard was named to the preseason All-MW team. The Aggies received 81 points to finish behind five-time defending champion Colorado State (97) and New Mexico (91). Rounding out the poll were San Diego State (73), Wyoming (55), Boise State (54), UNLV (50), Fresno State (40), air Force (31), San...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313455@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:34:01 MDT Missing S. Salt Lake man found alive, well http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308662-78/missing-south-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308662-78/missing-south-lake-salt.html.csp">Missing S. Salt Lake man found alive, well</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T08:37:32.45-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man with severe dementia who went missing from a South Salt Lake nursing facility Sunday has been found alive and well. “He’s OK and back, safe and sound,” South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller said Monday. James Wallace Patterson, 67, had been reported missing from the Little Cottonwood Rehabilitation Center at 3094 South State St. about 2 p.m. Sunday. Because of his extreme mental disabilities, an endangered missing person alert was issued. A citizen spotted Patterson walking in the a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308662@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:37:32 MDT Nuclear waste facility planned for eastern Idaho http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264285-79/waste-facility-idaho-areva.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264285-79/waste-facility-idaho-areva.html.csp">Nuclear waste facility planned for eastern Idaho</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:38:02.153-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idaho Falls, Idaho • The company contracted by the federal government to run an eastern Idaho nuclear complex has awarded a $34 million subcontract to another company to build a disposal facility for low-level nuclear waste. The Post Register reports (http://www.postregister.com/node/60332) in a story on Tuesday that Battelle Energy Alliance awarded the contract to Areva Federal Services, an American subsidiary of the French nuclear giant Areva Inc. “Areva’s technology and more than 40 years of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582642852014-08-05T15:38:02.153-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:38:02.153-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264285@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:38:02 MDT Letter: Don’t forget who’s taking you home, S. Jordan Chamber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246889-82/chamber-jordan-golf-local.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246889-82/chamber-jordan-golf-local.html.csp">Letter: Don’t forget who’s taking you home, S. Jordan Chamber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By XXXXXX</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:24:01.911-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I find it ironic that with all of the recent political controversy surrounding the possible redevelopment of Mulligan’s Golf Course in South Jordan, due to economic reasons, that the South Jordan Chamber of Commerce chooses to hold its annual golf tournament at a golf course in West Valley City. Really?! I get the fact that Mulligan’s may not have the country club atmosphere or a facility suitable or up to the standards of the SoJo Chamber and some of its high profile members who choose to parti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246889@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:24:01 MDT