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Forest Service Revs Up Push to Open Over 170 Million Tons of Coal to Mining from Colorado Roadless Forest
“A thick blanket of smoke has obscured the proposition to loan $53 million in state money to a private company for access to an unbuilt port in Oakland—coal smoke.”
By David Irvine, a Salt Lake attorney and a board member of the Alliance for a Better Utah.
"It's taking taxpayer money that is supposed to be used for projects open to the public in Utah and sending it to a for-profit business in California," said Ted Zukoski, a lawyer for Earthjustice. "It is violating the purpose of this fund, which is to make life better for the people in counties where they are pulling a lot of fossil fuel out of the ground."