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Talking Point: Utah's energy sources

Talking Point: Utah's energy sources

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(KSL News) A leading member of Congress today called for a criminal investigation of last summer's Crandall Canyon Mine disaster. He claims the mining company falsified reports about the structural safety of a section of the mine.

With increasing demand for coal, producers are trying to mine it under different circumstances in different places. But how much coal does Utah have left?

The Utah Foundation issued a report today on energy in our state as part of its Utah Priorities Project, and coal energy was our Talking Point discussion tonight.

David Litvin, who represents the Utah Mining Association, and Dianne Nielson, the energy policy adviser to Gov. Jon Huntsman joined us.

To view the Eyewitness News Talking Point on energy sources in Utah, click the play button above or the related video link.

For more information on the Utah Foundation's report, click the related link.

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