Proposed Utah Tar Sands Refinery Faces Massive Backlash

Posted: August 6, 2013 by earthfirstdurango in Uncategorized

Earth First! Newswire

by Andrew Morris / Center for Heath, Environment, and Justice

utahARTA court battle may be in the future for Calgary-based Oil Company, U.S. Tar Sands. A coalition of conservation groups have filed a “request for agency action,” demanding that the Utah Department of Air Quality (UDAQ) revoke its June 21 approval of an oil refinery in Green River, UT.

The coalition, consisting of theCenter for Biological Diversity, theSouthern Utah Wilderness Allianceand others, issued a press release last Monday condemning the UDAQ and arguing that the introduction of oil shale mining would adversely affect the region’s air quality and fragile ecosystem.

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