Utah Coal Industry Seeks a Legal Lifeline in Oakland Courtroom

first_imgUtah Coal Industry Seeks a Legal Lifeline in Oakland Courtroom FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Salt Lake Tribune:After hearing three days of testimony last week, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria will soon decide to either affirm or invalidate Oakland’s coal ban that thwarted a major Utah coal producer’s hopes of shipping 5 to 10 million tons to Asian countries.A subsidiary of Bowie Resource Partners, which operates Utah’s Dugout, Sufco and Skyline mines, holds an option to lease the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, or OBOT, under development on a 34-acre city-owned property on the San Francisco Bay’s east shore.The judge completed the hearings Friday and will rule in the coming weeks. At trial, OBOT developer Phil Tagami’s lawyers — whose sizable legal bills Bowie is covering — highlighted what they say are glaring flaws in a coal risk assessment the city used to justify its ban.Tagami contends the city breached agreements that vested him with a right to develop the terminal at the former Oakland Army Base.In Chhabria’s courtroom, dueling expert witnesses that gave opposite views about the health and safety impacts of handling coal. The city’s witnesses testified that the coal-loading terminal could subject West Oakland, already a distressed part of town that bears a heavy legacy of industrial pollution, to unacceptable levels of coal dust.More: How the future of Utah’s coal industry rests with a federal judge in San Franciscolast_img read more

Cabaye: I miss Champions League

first_img The last time the 27-year-old France international featured in Europe’s elite club competition was in 2006-07 with Lille, from whom he joined the Magpies in 2011. Over the summer Arsenal made a bid for him which Newcastle swiftly turned down. Press Association Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye has suggested he may look to leave the club at the end of the season due to his desire to play in the Champions League again.center_img Cabaye was quoted as saying in an interview this week with French radio station RTL: “I miss the Champions League. “I’ll finish this season with Newcastle and concentrate on the coming months and then we’ll see.” Newcastle are currently eighth in the Barclays Premier League. last_img read more

MISSING TEENAGE GIRL BELIEVED TO BE IN NORTH WEST

first_imgThis is Kathryn Holligan who has not been seen since leaving her home in Co Kildare earlier this week and is believed to be in the North West.Kathryn, from Chanterland, Athy was last seen leaving her home at around 9.00pm on Wednesday.There was a reported sighting of the 17-year-old in Derry on Thursday afternoon when it was reported she was in the company of a boy. Kathryn is described as 5ft 2” in height, with long brown hair and blue eyes.It is not known what Kathryn was wearing at the time of her disappearance.The boy she was spotted in Derry with has been described as in his late teens.Gardai are liaising with the PSNI and ask anyone with  information to contact Athy Garda Station on 059 – 8634210 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or their nearest PSNI station.  MISSING TEENAGE GIRL BELIEVED TO BE IN NORTH WEST was last modified: February 16th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DerryDonega;donegalKathryn Holliganmissinglast_img read more