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June 20, 2016 | Legal Document

Request To Investigate The Misuse Of $53 Million In Mineral Leasing Act Payments To Utah To Fund A Private Coal Export Terminal In Oakland, California.

The Sierra Club, Alliance for a Better Utah, HEAL Utah, Grand Canyon Trust, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Living Rivers, Earthjustice (on behalf of the Sierra Club and Grand Canyon Trust), and The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC (on behalf of Living Rivers) urge you to investigate the State of Utah’s misuse of $53 million in federal communitydevelopment funds to finance a bulk shipping terminal in Oakland, California and thereby encourage mining and export of Utah coal. We believe that these actions require review by your offices for possible legal and ethical violations.

June 7, 2016 | Feature

Fighting The Oakland Coal Nightmare

Developers, politicians and Utah coal barons want to bring the state’s largest coal export facility to West Oakland. Who schemed up the idea to send trainloads of coal to one of the most burdened neighborhoods in the area, and who is working to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

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