NEWS: Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Amy Joi O’Donoghue
Deseret News
June 27, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s coal country does not believe a unanimous vote by the Oakland City Council prohibiting port access for its coal puts the state’s hope for an export terminal in the dust.

Developers of the terminal at the site of the former Oakland Army base may sue to challenge action by city leaders, and the four-county coalition in Utah will continue to pursue West Coast access for coal and other commodities, according to Carbon County Commissioner Jae Potter.

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