Environews: Public comments due on oil shale plan

By Amy Brunvand

The Bureau of Land Management is accepting public comments on a permit requested by Enefit American Oil (an Estonian oil shale company) to build a utility corridor in the Uinta Basin in order to support expanded oil shale strip mining and endanger the White River watershed which feeds into the Green River.

Benefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project EIShttp://go.usa.gov/csa9. Comments due June 14, 2016, e-mail: UT_Vernal_Comments@blm.gov


This article was originally published on May 5, 2016.