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Restore the Economic Health of Utah\'s Coal Belt

40 Signatures Goal: 100

In the aftermath of the Crandall Coal Mine tragedies, residents of Utah\'s coal belt have mourned the losses of nine of their own and donated thousands of dollars to the families left without fathers, husbands, and sons. In individual ways, they have endeavored to come to terms with this rare, yet grim, reality of coal mining, and have mustered the nerve to continue doing what miners in Emery and Carbon Counties have done for generations: earn an honorable livelihood and produce the coal that powers the nation. Yet, the process of moving forward has been hobbled by unemployment resulting from the closures of two local coal mines and the prospect of additional lay-offs. We, the following, wish to see the economy of Emery and Carbon counties returned to the health that it enjoyed prior to the Crandall Canyon Mine tragedies and the investigations and shut downs that are occurring in their wake. We believe that mining should continue in this region and that our coal miners work under reasonably safe conditions, in both our union and non-union mines. We call on MSHA and political leaders to hear and respond to the voices of the residents of Utah\'s coal fields and to act accordingly to assist coal operators, supervisors and miners in reopening the mines made idle in the aftermath of the Crandall tragedies.

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crandallcanyonvoices.com

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Signatures

  • 7 years ago
    Pam Williams United States
    7 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Camille Phillips United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Nico Chavez United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    conspec United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Mark Gymon United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    James Pendleton United States
    8 years ago
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    James United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Debbie Tricca United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Kristeen Johnson United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    KATHLEEN SHANTZ United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    April Sitterud Bingham United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Becca Anderson United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Donny Weaver United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Jeremy Cox United States
    8 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    Paula Johnson United States
    8 years ago
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