RadioACTive 12.21.22

  • December 21, 2022
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Rep. Angela Romero on Interstate 15 expansion. SL Tribune reporter Leia Larsen returns with more coverage of the plight of the Great Salt Lake. And HEAL Utah's Alex Veilleux on a rally for GSL.

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

HEAL Utah's Alex Veilleux with an invitation to rally and save the Great Salt Lake.

  • Jan. 7: Great Salt Lake Rally Art Build, 11a-5p at Salt Grass Productions, 412 S. 700 W., SLC. "We’ll be painting screen printed posters and banners for people to carry at the Jan. 14 rally and other actions going forward. it’ll be like a big coloring book–the designs and slogans will be pre-printed in black and white and we will be painting them. No artistic skill required! There will also be a screenprinting station set up where you can learn how to make a print and take home your own poster. Along with painting banners, there will be volunteer opportunities throughout the day to learn songs to sing together and bring forward at the rally and beyond. Bundle up! Singing will be hosted in the courtyard outside the studio. Masks required. There will be pizza available in the afternoon." Click here for details. 

  • Jan. 11: Great Salt Lake Legislative Action, 6:30 p.m. online. Event by HEAL Utah: "Wondering how you can get involved with Environmental Activism and Utah Policy? Join Save Our Great Salt Lake, Utah Rivers Council, and HEAL Utah, for a breakdown of this upcoming legislative session. Learn how a bill becomes a law, how your voice can influence environmental policy, and all the different ways to advocate for our environment. Plus, we’ll answer any questions you might have, and you'll even have a chance to sign up to volunteer with us during the session. This is a FREE all-ages event so bring your friends!"

  • Jan. 14: Rally to Save the Great Salt Lake, 12:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Details TBD.

Leia Larsen of The Salt Lake Tribune, where the Great Salt Lake is one of the subjects she covers as a water and land use reporter. The following is a partial list of her most recent stories about the lake:

Lake Effect: If you were a Great Salt Lake organism, what kind would you be? To hear more Lake Effect episodes, click here.

  • Lake Effect is part of the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism initiative that partners news, education and media organizations, including KRCL, to help inform people about the plight of the Great Salt Lake—and what can be done to make a difference before it is too late. Read all of our stories at

RadioACTive continuing coverage of Interstate 15 expansion, featuring Rep. Angela Romero (D-District 26, SL County). Due to redistricting, Romero will represent District 25 in the new year.

  • Jan. 13: Last day to submit public comment on UDOT's proposed expansion of I-15 from Farmington to SLC. Those who would like to learn more and provide feedback on the alternatives should visit Visitors may provide input using a variety of methods available at the study website, including the option to leave comments on an interactive map. 

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email Tonight's RadioACTive team included: