U.S. Supreme Court

In August 2021, the STB Office of Environmental Analysis issued a Final EIS for the project, identifying the 88-mile Whitmore Park Alternative as the environmentally preferred route for the Uinta Basin Railway, one of three analyzed. It would extend from two terminus points in northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin near Myton and Leland Bench to a connection with the existing Union Pacific Provo Subdivision near Kyune (see map above).

Will SCOTUS Review Uinta Basin Railway Case?

Utah’s Seven County Infrastructure Coalition has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision that “derailed” the Uinta Basin Railway project, according to Colorado Newsline. The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) December