Cities and counties the tracks run through want to support appeal of 2020 federal approval of Utah’s Uinta Basin Railway, which routes waxy crude oil trains through Colorado
Eagle County is the only Colorado group appealing the Surface Transportation Board’s approval of a new Utah railroad that will direct 350,000 barrels of Uinta Basin crude through Colorado.
It’s looking likely that heated train cars loaded with a waxy crude oil will be rolling through Colorado after the Forest Service last week rejected objections to the proposed new rail line in a section of roadless forest in Utah. “We are going to continue to fight this terrible project with every tool available to […]
Greetings from Utah. I write to warn Coloradans of the looming threat to your beautiful state — a threat devised by Utah politicians. It comes in the form of a proposed 88-mile-long oil railway that would quadruple oil extraction in northeast Utah’s Uinta Basin. If the Uinta Basin Railway is built it will need to […]