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Stop Colorado’s biggest coal mine

Dear Editor:

I strongly urge the Bureau of Land Management to deny the Red Cliff Mine project because of its severe impacts on the region. Located outside of Fruita near the Hunter Canyon Proposed Wilderness Area, this enormous mine will threaten clean water and air, destroy wildlife habitat and perpetuate a dirty energy cycle, increasing Colorado’s contribution to global warming by 3 percent. Western Colorado can be a leader in our nation’s effort to end our addiction to oil, ensure the safety of this country and stimulate the economy by putting our resources into clean, renewable energy.

The public has until March 17 to submit comments. Please call or write BLM project manager Glenn Wallace at 303-239-3736;

Ruthie Brown


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