Episode #83: Anne Mariah Tapp, Law & Policy Advisor for the Grand Canyon Trust

Anne Mariah chats with Matt about the economic and environmental impacts of uranium milling and nuclear waste storage near Blanding, Utah. Anne Mariah describes the White Mesa Mill, the last conventional uranium mill in North America. Its nuclear waste pits, nearby residents and advocates say, pose some serious concerns regarding…

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NEWS: Groups write U.S. Attorney General asking for investigation of coal shipping terminal deal

Ben Lockhart Deseret News June 21, 2016 Environmental groups and other organizations sent a letter Monday asking U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other high-ranking federal officials to investigate a $53 million investment in a proposed coal shipping terminal in Oakland, California. The letter was written on behalf of the…

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NEWS: Groups demand federal probe into Utah role in coal port

Brian Maffly Salt Lake Tribune June 20, 2016 Several environmental groups on Monday sent a joint letter to federal authorities asking them to investigate Utah’s plan to sink $53 million of federal mineral royalties — revenue that should be dedicated to local public works projects — into a deepwater terminal…

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Press Release: Call for Investigation of Oakland Coal Terminal Funding

****Press Release****Press Release****Press Release**** Groups call for federal investigation of Utah’s plan to finance Oakland coal export terminal Letter to Attorney General Loaretta Lynch cites potenial legal and ethical violations of federal law SALT LAKE CITY‒ Conservation, health, and good government groups today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General…

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