NEWS: Environmental Groups Allege Utah Misused Over $100 Million In Public Funds For Fossil Fuels Projects

Lexi Peery
August 17th, 2021

Utah environmental groups claim a state program has misused over $100 million in public funds that are collected from oil and gas revenue.

The Utah Clean Infrastructure Coalition released a report Tuesday that found Utah’s Permanent Community Impact Fund Board has instead used the money for fossil fuels projects. Federal law says the money should go to minimizing the effects of mineral extraction.

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