|“PORT OF OAKLAND ‘ROUND SUNSET” BY RUSSEL MONDY/CC BY-NC 2.0
(From Earthjustice KEEPING COAL OUT OF OAKLAND)
The organizations sent a very pointed letter to the Utah Attorney General, raising serious charges, including the fact that the funds four Utah counties intend to invest in the coal terminal are intended to “mitigate impacts from fossil fuel production,” – pretty much the opposite of how they plan on using them.
For more information, see:
COMMUNITY GROUPS CHALLENGE UTAH FUNDING FOR PROPOSED OAKLAND COAL EXPORT TERMINAL, Sierra Club Press Release
California coal terminal not a legitimate use of Utah millions, groups say, Salt Lake Tribune
Groups want proposed loan for Oakland coal shipping port declared illegal, Deseret News
Keeping Coal out of Oakland, Earthjustice