Bennet, Neguse Applaud Forest Service’s Withdrawal of Uinta Basin Railway Special Use Permit

Decision Follows Lawmakers’ Letter Urging More Environmental Review & Court Finding Overturning Surface Transportation Board’s Approval of Uinta Oil Train Project

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse applauded the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) withdrawal of their Record of Decision that would have authorized the issuance of a special use permit for the Uinta Basin Railway.
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper alongside Colorado U.S. Representatives Jason Crow, Joe Neguse, Diana DeGette, Yadira Caraveo, and Brittany Pettersen urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase its support for communities and nonprofits assisting migrants arriving in Colorado.