Huntsman Asking Banks to Help Laid Off Miners

Huntsman Asking Banks to Help Laid Off Miners

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Photo Courtesy Associate Press (KSL News) Gov. John Huntsman is asking Utah banks to help families in Emery and Carbon counties who may be facing financial hardships due to mine closures.

He has proposed such measures as the reduction of penalty fees for insufficient fund transactions and six month extensions on loans as possible ways to help.

Hundreds of people lost their jobs following the Crandall Canyon mine collapse and the closure of a second mine owned by the same company.

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