Closing of Unit 1 to impact coal production at Trapper and Colowyo

Closing of Unit 1 to impact coal production at Trapper and Colowyo

via the Craig Daily Press The closing of Craig Station’s Unit 1 by 2025 may also affect two Northwest Colorado coal mines. “Once Unit 1 is retired, Craig Station will burn less coal to produce electricity,” Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association spokesman Lee Boughey said. “As we go forward we will be evaluating the impacts

PA, Enviros Shut Down Two Colorado Coal Plants And Put More Out Of Work

PA, Enviros Shut Down Two Colorado Coal Plants And Put More Out Of Work

viat the Daily Caller Two Colorado coal plants and one mine will be shut down as part of an effort by federal and state regulators and environmentalists to improve visibility at national parks and other areas of the state. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a rural cooperative utility, will shutter its 100 megawatt Nucla Station

John Kinkaid helps save hundreds of Moffat County Mining jobs with help of Senator Bennet

John Kinkaid helps save hundreds of Moffat County Mining jobs with help of Senator Bennet

“Without Michael’s help, I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere with the Obama administration. They weren’t going to listen to anybody outside of the Democratic party…I’m grateful to have him as an ally in this bipartisan fight for our mining industry.” -John Kinkaid Press Release, July 28, 2016, Craig, CO — Michael Bennet has gone to bat

Moffat County officials Beck and Kinkaid trying to take offense in ‘war on coal’

By Patrick Kelly Sunday, December 13, 2015 Craig Daily Press Craig Mayor Ray Beck and Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid were in Denver recently to take the offensive in what they view not only as a war on coal, but their constituents’ livelihoods. “For lack of a better word, I’m tired of always being on

Coal ‘isn’t going anywhere,’ industry head says

Coal ‘isn’t going anywhere,’ industry head says

By Timothy Cama – 11/11/15 10:13 AM EST The head of the coal industry’s international association said coal will remain a significant fuel source, despite predictions otherwise. Benjamin Sporton, head of the World Coal Association, told the Guardian that Asia especially still has a significant appetite for the cheap and accessible power coal provides. “There is an assumption we can