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Oakland cancels Bay Area port project that would ship Utah coal

This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. City leaders in Oakland, Calif., have formally yanked the plug on a marine port project that Utah’s coal country hoped would connect its mining output with Asian markets. In a correspondence exchange last month, the city notified project developer Phil Tagami it

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Poll: Most Utahns Oppose Spending Money on Oakland Coal Port

Source: Utah Policy Most Utahns oppose four counties spending $53 million in special impact funds to rehab an Oakland, CA., port to accommodate Utah coal shipments to Asia and other possible markets, a new UtahPolicy poll finds. And so it is probably a good thing that the four counties announcedThursday at a Community Impact Board meeting

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Source: KRCL Utah’s Opioid Habit and Pathways to Recovery Tonight’s show was hosted by Lara Jones and Billy Palmer: On the RadioActive Report (begins at 06:50): Utah’s Community Impact Board will withdraw its application for a $53 million coal port in Oakland, CA. Chase Thomas from Alliance for a Better Utah comments. Volunteer opportunities: Utah Beer Festival: Saturday, Aug.

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Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port Read more: Moab Times-Independent – Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port

Source: Moab Times A coalition of nine groups, including law firms and organizations throughout Utah and the West, has formally requested a federal investigation into Utah’s allocation of $53 million to buy throughput capacity at an Oakland, California, deep-water shipping terminal. In a June 20 letter, the coalition asked U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Office

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