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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 wanted to bring California'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 worked to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

May 11, 2016 | In the News: Politico

The Forest Service's Climate Change Failure

The agency faces historic costs due to climate change. So why is it opening up land for coal mining? An op-ed by Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney in Earthjustice's Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

May 2, 2016 | Legal Document

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Petition

On March 31, 2016, the Commission approved the Third Supplemental Stipulation1 in this proceeding, which sets forth an Electric Security Plan (“ESP”) for the Ohio Edison Company, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and The Toledo Edison Company (collectively, “FirstEnergy” or “Companies”). Rehearing is necessary because the Commission‟s Order is unlawful and unreasonable. Simply put, the governing law and the facts of this case do not, and cannot, justify forcing customers to assume the risks of merchant generation while guaranteeing FES and its shareholders all of their costs and a rate of return.

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