Sierra Club http://kuer.org en Utah, BLM Sign Land Swap Deal http://kuer.org/post/utah-blm-sign-land-swap-deal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Utah’s governor and the state director of the Bureau of Land Management have formalized a land exchange involving 60-thousand acres in southern and eastern Utah.</p><p>The land exchange has been in the works since 2009, when then-Senator Bob Bennett and Congressman Jim Matheson worked to pass a bill authorizing the deal.&nbsp; But it’s taken years to finalize the details.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 20:27:07 +0000 Dan Bammes 46012 at http://kuer.org Utah, BLM Sign Land Swap Deal Alton Coal Mine Expansion Still Facing Opposition http://kuer.org/post/alton-coal-mine-expansion-still-facing-opposition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Environmentalists are reminding the Bureau of Land Management that public opposition to expanding a coal strip mine in Kane County hasn’t gone away.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:58:24 +0000 Dan Bammes 35187 at http://kuer.org Alton Coal Mine Expansion Still Facing Opposition Groups Ask UDOT to Stop West Davis Corridor http://kuer.org/post/groups-ask-udot-stop-west-davis-corridor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A coalition of community and environmental groups is asking the Utah Department of Transportation to reconsider building a new freeway along the west side of Davis County.&nbsp; Their so-called <a href="http://www.utahnsforbettertransportation.org/documents/2013april22.html">"Shared Solution"</a> asks U-DOT to study improving east-west roads and walkable communities as an alternative.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:32:52 +0000 Dan Bammes 28929 at http://kuer.org Groups Ask UDOT to Stop West Davis Corridor