31 May '17, 2pm

Huge New Strip Mine Near Bryce Canyon a Bad Idea

The two lane road that connects the parks would see a dramatic rise in traffic of huge coal trucks. Trucking is the only available method of transporting coal from the mine. Already dozens of trucks rumble the roads every day, shaking the walls and foundations of nearby businesses and homes. If the lease is approved, the coal truck traffic will increase to 300 double trailer coal truck trips per day, according to the National Park Service. As one might expect, tourism is a major driver of the local and regional economy. Jobs in the leisure and hospitality sector make up a higher percentage of private employment in Garfield County—which bills itself as “Bryce Canyon County”—than anywhere else in the state . A dramatic increase in truck traffic or other mining activities won’t make a visit to the parks more appealing. As the Superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park noted...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/huge-new-strip-mine-near-bry...

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