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BLM Hearing in Grand Junction

Jun 09, 2016

Broad Coalition Organizes to Protest Federal Coal Lease Moratorium and Royalty Rate Hikes at Grand Junction Hearing June 23rd

Citizens from across Colorado and the west are expected to show up in force in Grand Junction June 23 to protest the Interior Department’s moratorium on new coal leases from federal land and its attempt to stop existing mines through increased royalties on production.

Several organizations representing a broad coalition of citizens, miners, local governments, business and civic leaders will appear with many expected to testify in support of rural economies and affordable energy at the meeting scheduled by the Bureau of Land Management.

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