Tag: coal

Rural Utah counties seek a slice of the state’s inland port development, while a new bill in the Legislature reignites concerns by Salt Lake City

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. While many Salt Lake City residents have expressed opposition to the inland port, a massive development planned for the city’s westernmost side, a number of rural counties approached the board overseeing the area’s development with a different outlook on Wednesday.

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Oakland yanks lease for proposed Utah coal terminal

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Oakland city officials terminated a contract with a would-be developer of a deep-water export terminal that would ship Utah coal to Asian markets. The city last month said Phil Tagami’s company failed to meet construction deadlines for

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Maddie the Rock-Licker Has a Hard Think

Last week, Secretary Zinke delivered his monument review to President Trump, yet the public has only been able to see a summary of the report. Specific details regarding which monuments stand possible reduction were not included. (Fortunately it seems none will be completely eliminated; however, news reports are indicating reductions for Bears Ears and Grand

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RadioActive: July 26, 2017

Source: KRCL Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight’s RadioActive featured a host of guests getting ready to march or rally for public education, public lands, and medical cannabis. Guests included: Sarah Gene Hjalmarson, Board Member, Equality Utah, offers reaction and insight on the early morning tweets from Pres. Trump banning transgender individuals from

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What’s Utah’s future beyond coal?

Source: Good 4 Utah Should national monuments be used to create jobs — or is it more important to safeguard the environment? A new report released by the Alliance for a Better Utah says the state can do both if there is less emphasis on coal and more on outdoor recreation. The report shows that

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Outdoor Retailer brings products, politics for last Utah show

Source: Deseret News The political and emotional tug-of-war over the destiny of Utah’s public lands is on center stage this week as Outdoor Retailer Summer Market begins its four-day run in Salt Lake City beginning Wednesday. This year’s event features former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who will keynote an industry breakfast on Wednesday with remarks

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